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The driver fled but was pulled over about three blocks away by an off-duty police officer who witnessed the crash, authorities said.

Police identified the driver as Roderick Williams, 22, of Philadelphia. He was arrested and charged with vehicular homicide, driving under the influence and related offenses.

Mr. Romano’s son was treated for minor injuries at a hospital and discharged.

CALIFORNIA

Bus drivers may have eaten drugged goodies

SAN DIEGO — Four San Diego County bus drivers may have fallen ill from eating drug-laced goodies provided by a fellow worker.

The Metropolitan Transit System drivers were on their routes Sunday when they felt dizzy and had to pull over, transit officials said.

Replacements were brought in.

It was unclear how many passengers were aboard the buses.

“The source of the illness has been traced back to baked goods distributed by one fellow employee,” Paul Jablonski, CEO of the transit system, said in a memo sent Wednesday to board members.

The memo did not indicate what might have been in the goodies but said the drivers were placed on leave pending drug testing.

A fifth worker also was placed on paid leave, officials said.

IDAHO

Veterinarians volunteer to care for burned bear

BOISE — Veterinary hospitals across southwestern Idaho are volunteering to care for a black bear cub rescued from a wildfire burning in the eastern Idaho backcountry.

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