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Calgary man charged for causing crash that killed brother and sister

Calgary Police say James Robert Farkas has been charged with two counts of criminal negligence causing death

A 43-year-old man has been charged with two counts of criminal negligence causing death.

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A 43-year-old man has been charged with two counts of criminal negligence causing death.

Police say a Calgary man is now facing charges for causing a crash that killed two siblings in their 20s.

In a release issued Thursday, Calgary Police said 43-year-old James Robert Farkas has been charged with two counts of criminal negligence causing death.

On Aug. 2 of last year, police say a pick-up truck was going on 46 Street Southeaset when it left the road and hit a red sedan that was waiting to leave a parking lot.

Two other parked cars in the area were also hit.

The driver of the red sedan – a 21-year-old man – died at the scene.

His passenger and sister, a 24-year-old woman, died the next day in hospital.

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