Drunken Wendy Cynthia Young kills two people in Washington, DC

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Major Crash Unit are investigating a two vehicle crash that resulted in two fatalities. On Wednesday, March 9, 2011, at approximately 10:40 PM, a 2000 Buick LeSabre, with five occupants was traveling south bound in the 2800 block of South Capitol Street, Southeast, when it crossed over into the north bound lanes and collided with a Chevrolet Malibu traveling north.

Officers from the Seventh Police District and personnel from the DC Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene. The crash caused severe damage to both vehicles, and required the extrication of some of the occupants of the Buick.

As a result of the crash, two occupants of the Buick were subsequently pronounced dead. The decedents have been identified as 28-year-old Marceline Kashern Settles of the 3000 block of Stanton Road, SE and 25-year-old Antawone Brown of the 2600 block of Wade Road, SE.

The other three occupants of the Buick were transported to area hospitals for treatment of a range of injuries and remain hospitalized. The driver of the Chevrolet was transported to a local hospital and was treated and released.

Further investigation into the collision revealed that the driver of the Buick, identified as 30-year-old Wendy Cynthia Young, of Southeast, DC, was under the influence at the time of the collision. Consequently, Ms. Young was placed under arrest and charged with two counts of negligent homicide.

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  1. Marceline Settles son played with my kcomment_IDs and Marceline was a good mother and neighbor the king family is going to miss that smiling face of Marceline A.K.A marce Jahiem we love you

  2. Pnut was my best friend he had just left my house at about 830….this has crushed my heart and soul…i love him so much

  3. Marceline az Marce waz my neighbor Jahiem my prayers goes out 2 u and the rest of ur family may God Bless u all………
    and Jahiem alwayz remember that mommy will b watchin over u ..
    luv u lil Man

  4. My heart goes out to all the victims of this allege tragic and dear lost of the lives that were cut so short. May the lost R.I.P.,May the injured heal and move forward.,May the families awaken with sincere recognition that a ear is always needed within the hcomment_IDden struggles of ones ups and downs.,May we all take life so seriously and gain conscious of our friends and surroundings,Peace …Peace…Peace…

  5. Marce had a very special place in my heart. It was much too early in our eyes, but God was ready for you babygirl. May you RIP and watch over your son. Love you Marce.

  6. my prays goes out too family’s of both Peanut and marceline.Peanut and my little brother was best friend growing up he will truly be missed MAY THEY BOTH R.I.P.

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