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Man appears in court after striking two children with pickup truck

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NEW CASTLE, PA. - A man accused of striking two children with his pickup truck while they were playing outside is expected in court on Tuesday morning at 9:30.

Virgil Coonfare, 67, of New Castle killed 7-year-old Octavius Stone last year, and injured 9-year-old Emil "Ozzie" Velez. 

Coonfare is scheduled to be arraigned on DUI charges and a homicide charge.

A police report says Coonfare may have been under the influence of two controlled substances; a central nervous system depressant and a narcotic analgesic.

He's being held without bond in the Lawrence County Jail.

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