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The driver that was accused of causing the deadly I-75 wreck on Thanksgiving has been arrested

Published: Nov. 26, 2021 at 11:55 PM EST
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ALACHUA, Fla. (WCJB) - The driver accused of causing a deadly wreck on Thanksgiving that killed two people is behind bars.

After the wreck, Alachua County sheriff’s deputies arrested 23-year-old Demiko White for possession of a firearm by a felon and a warrant out of Orange County.

According to the arrest report, Demiko eventually admitted to deputies he drove the vehicle.

Yesterday morning, the car he was driving sideswiped a semi-truck on I-75 near the city of Alachua.

The car then collided with an SUV causing it to flip.

A 13-year-old girl and an 83-year-old woman were killed, and two others were injured.

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