Driver in deadly Ridge car crash due in court

A Ridge man accused of driving high and killing his friend and his girlfriend will be in court today.A toxicology report shows Thomas Smith smoked

RIDGE - A Ridge man accused of driving high and killing his friend and his girlfriend will be in court today.

A toxicology report shows Thomas Smith smoked pot before the crash in Ridge last month.

The 20-year-old's truck slammed into a tree on the William Floyd Parkway.

Smith's girlfriend, Jacqueline Salvador and their friend Ryan Baumgartner were both killed.

Smith is charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs.

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