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Bristol man charged with DUI in deadly Portsmouth crash

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Dee DeQuattro

ddequattro@abc6.com

A Bristol man is arraigned in his hospital bed accused of DUI death resulting for a crash in Portsmouth Thursday night.

Police say 49-year-old Joseph Kalen lost control and crossed the double lines on Bristol Ferry Road, crashing into the car of a 79-year-old Fort Lauderdale man. The man was pronounced dead at short time later at Newport hospital.

Kalen also hit the car of 26-year-old Brian Leitao, he has been treated and released.

The accident closed Bristol Ferry Road to traffic for several hours.

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