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Man arrested after deadly crash in Huntington

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A woman is dead and a man is facing charges after a deadly crash on 5th Street Road in Huntington.

Michael Shane Couch is being charged with DUI causing death according to the Huntington Police Department. Deborah Rakes of Kenova died from injuries she sustained in the crash.

It happened Saturday, March 16, at about 1 p.m. Huntington Police said that Couch was driving a Dodge Caravan when he crossed the center line and crashed head-on into a Toyota Camry driven by Rakes.

Couch was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the crash, according to Huntington Police. Couch also has a number of prior DUI convictions and he was driving on a revoked license for DUI.

Additional charges are possible according to police.