Lead Designer Of Company Of Heroes Dies In Car Accident

By Colin Tan on September 6, 2010, 2:08PM EDT
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One of Relic Entertainment's key developers and lead designer on Company of Heroes Online, Brian Wood, was killed Friday night in a car accident.

Wood and his wife were struck by Jordyn Weichert's, 21, Chevy Blazer. Wood and two passengers in Weichert's vehicle died at the scene. It's alleged that the Weichert was under the influence of drugs when the accident occurred.

According to Seattlepi, Weichert faces possible charges of vehicular homicide and assault upon release from the hospital. 22 year old Samantha Bowling, another passenger in Weichert's car, may also be charged with vehicular homicide.

Brian Wood was 33.

His six month pregnant wife is hospitalized but in "improving condition."

Source: Kotaku

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