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2 charged in fatal 1-vehicle accident
Gainesville man, woman accused of fleeing scene
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Henry Saravia

A Gainesville man was killed Friday and two other Gainesville residents were arrested following a one-vehicle accident on Interstate 985 in Suwanee.

Felipe Vilchis, 19, suffered critical injuries from the crash and later died at the hospital after the Honda Civic he was riding in crashed into a guardrail and overturned, according to a Gwinnett County Police Department report. The driver and another passenger fled the wreck and hid in the woods without calling 911, the report states.

The driver, Henry Saravia, 25, is facing hit-and-run and DUI charges. A female passenger, Marisa Diosdado, 20, was also arrested on charges of possession of alcohol by a minor and giving false information to police.

According the crash report, Saravia was driving north on I-985 early Friday morning when he hit the concrete median.

Saravia swerved right, and then overcompensated swerving left again. The vehicle hit the end of a guardrail, causing it to overturn.

After the crash, Saravia and Diosdado left the critically injured Vilchis and hid in a wooded area off the interstate without calling for help, the report said. Police found both of them soon after arriving to the scene of the crash.

Vilchis was transported to the hospital where he died.

Both Saravia and Diosdado were also taken to the hospital with minor injuries before their arrests.

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