Woman charged in deaths of Walker's relatives

Woman charged in deaths of Walker's relatives
February 8, 2013, 5:15 pm
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49ers tight end Delanie Walker's aunt and uncle were killed by a drunk driver at 5 a.m. New Orleans time on Monday morning following San Francisco's Super Bowl loss.

The Houston woman whose car collided with another car on Interstate 10 after the Super Bowl, killing two relatives of 49ers tight end Delanie Walker, was formally charged with two counts of vehicular homicide on Friday.

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Nechole T. Thomas is thought to have been intoxicated while driving on Interstate 10, in the early morning after the Super Bowl. Her vehicle impacted that of 54-year-old Bryan young and 42-year-old Alice Young--Walker's uncle and aunt--which was stopped on the side of the interstate, killing them both.

Thomas also faces charges of driving under the influence of alcohol and reckless operation of a motor vehicle.