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Driver Accused in Deadly DUI Crash Denied Bond

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Timothy Wellons, the man accused of driving drunk and causing an accident that killed two truck drivers on I-581 last month, was denied his request for a $170,000 bond Friday.

Wellons's mother told the judge that was the amount of equity she had in her home, which she was willing to use as surety that Wellons would show up for trial in October.

Prosecutors said Wellons's whole blood alcohol level a little over an hour after the crash was 0.34.

Wellons's BAL was measured at 0.29 about two and a half hours after the crash, and 0.22 more than five hours afterward.

Prosecutors also said they have Wellons on tape buying a bottle of vodka at a Vinton ABC store at 10 a.m. the day of the crash, June 12.

Prosecutors said a Virginia State Police investigator found a bottle of vodka, which was about three-quarters empty, inside Wellons's car after the crash.