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Official: Speed, Drinking Involved In Dubai Crash That Killed Weston Marathon Bombing Survivor, 3 Others

Official: Speed, Drinking Involved In Dubai Crash That Killed Weston Marathon Bombing Survivor, 3 Others

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — High speed and alcohol were involved in a Ferrari crash that killed a Connecticut survivor of the Boston Marathon bombing, a Canadian boxer and two others, a Dubai prosecutor said Wednesday.

Salah Bu Farousha, the head of Dubai Traffic Public Prosecution, declined to name any of those involved in the crash. But officials in Dubai, who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity as they were not authorized to discuss the crash, identified those killed as Boston bombing survivor and Weston native Victoria McGrath, Northeastern University student Priscilla Perez Torres, Canadian boxer Cody Nixon and James Portuondo.

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