DUI suspected in crash that killed woman and seriously injured four others

A 19-year-old woman was killed Sunday in a violent early morning car crash in Deerfield Beach, the Broward Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday.

The collision between a BMW 530i sedan and a Tesla Model 3 happened about 4 a.m. in the westbound lanes of West Hillsboro Boulevard, between North Powerline Road and Country Club Boulevard, authorities said.

Tesla passenger Thais Haug, 19, of Deerfield Beach, died from injuries she received in the crash, the sheriff’s office said.

Raphael Candido Vilela, 20, of West Boca, was driving the BMW west along Hillsboro Boulevard as Sebastian Espinoza, 18, of Deerfield Beach, was steering the Tesla east toward Country Club Boulevard.

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