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High bond set for SD man charged after fatal crash

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Mitchell South Dakota 120 South Lawler 57301

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A judge has set bond at $10,000 for a Sioux Falls man accused of providing alcohol to two teenagers who died in a car crash.

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Forty-two-year-old Tyrone Gastineau made his first court appearance on Monday. He did not enter pleas to misdemeanor charges filed against him in the Feb. 16 deaths of 17-year-old Raphie Phan and 19-year-old Amanda Doty. Authorities say both were drunk when their car crashed in southwest Sioux Falls.

Prosecutor Bonnie Constain told Magistrate Judge John Hinrichs that she was worried about Gastineau possibly leaving the state to go to his mother's home in Arizona. Hinrichs then set the bond at $10,000, which he acknowledged was a high amount for misdemeanor charges.

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