(WGN-AM) - A Chicago police detective accused of driving drunk in a crash on the Dan Ryan Expressway last month that killed two people was indicted on several felony charges.
Joseph Frugoli, who has been free after posting $50,000 bail, appeared in the Cook County Criminal Courthouse where Cook County Assistant State's Attorney John Dillon announced his indictment on two counts each of reckless homicide and aggravated DUI, plus one count of leaving the scene of a fatal crash.
Andrew Cazares had pulled his 1995 red Dodge Intrepid over to wait for help, possibly with a flat tire, when Frugoli's SUV slammed into his car, prosecutors said.
Cazares and his friend Fausto Manzera were killed in the fiery crash. They were returning from a night out with friends, family members have said. The Chicago Police Department launched an internal investigation and relieved the 18-year veteran of his police powers.
(The Chicago Tribune contributed to this report)
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