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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - A Youngstown man is charged in connection with a deadly traffic accident.

City traffic investigators have charged 40-year-old Allan Lee Jr. with aggravated vehicular homicide.

Investigators say Lee  was driving a van that swerved off Glenwood avenue last October, striking 61-year old Earl Douthitt as he was raking leaves.

Douthitt, who played for the NFL's Chicago Bears in 1975, was known as an active member of his community.

The victim's son, Nick Douthitt says his father would cut the grass at the church across the street and volunteered at the Salvation Army.

Lee has been scheduled to appear in Youngstown Municipal Court on April 22 for arraignment.

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