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Drag race kills two, Survivor faces charges

Updated, Wed 9 AM:  The lone survivor of a two-car drag race faces charges in the deaths of two teenagers.

Michel Jean-Baptiste appeared in court. His wife attended with the couple's 1-week-old baby.

Police say Jean-Baptiste drove one of two cars racing along Congress Avenue in Boynton Beach.

The two teens killed are Luis Garcia and Delve Malone; they were in the other car that was racing. Garcia's family declined comment. Members of Malone's family tell us the two teens were best friends.

The judge set Jean-Baptiste's bond at $25,000.

Previously: Witnesses say they saw cars fly into the air. A deadly crash in Boynton Beach kills two people and sends two others to the hospital.

All that's left of the cars involved is a twisted pile of metal.

Boynton Beach Police say the drivers of a green Mustang and a Honda lost control and veered into oncoming traffic. The Mustang hit a Buick, and the Honda hit a blue Toyota.

Witnesses at the scene saw the cars go airborne. "All I heard was this tremendous crash of metal. So, I looked over my left shoulder. I saw the green car upside down in mid air."

Traffic homicide investigators may file charges. The police have not yet released the names of the people killed in the accident.

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