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9 Year Old Stone County Girl Crippled by Drunken Driver

A 9-year-old Stone County girl could be crippled for the rest of her life following an accident with a drunken driver.  Authorities say Natasha Hinton and Michael Nix both 11, were on a go-cart on January 13th when a car crashed into them.  The driver Douglas Barber Jr., 32, of Bay St. Louis, has been charged with driving under the influence.  Authorities say he had a blood-alcohol content that met or exceeded the legal limit of 0.08. Michael and Natasha are recovering from their injuries and an investigation is pending.

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