2 charged with racing, manslaughter in wreck that killed Longview teens

2 charged with racing, manslaughter in wreck that killed Longview teens
Chad Malone, left, and Davin Davis are charged with manslaughter in connection with a high speed crash that killed two Longview teens. (Source: Gregg County Judicial Records)
Meshebia Johnson (Source: Welch's Funeral Home)
Meshebia Johnson (Source: Welch's Funeral Home)
Rylee Malone (Source: Facebook)
Rylee Malone (Source: Facebook)

GREGG COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - Two people involved in a fatal wreck that killed two Longview teenagers have now been arrested and charged with manslaughter.

Chad Malone, 19, of Longview, was booked into the Gregg County Jail on charges of manslaughter and racing on a highway causing serious bodily injury.

On Sept. 22,  Meshebia Renee Johnson, 17, Rylee Malone, 17 were killed in a crash in the 3000 block of North Eastman Road. Johnson was Malone's girlfriend and Rylee Malone was Chad Malone's sister.

One other person, Christa Wilson, 32, was injured in the crash.

Malone has two charges of manslaughter, three charges of racing on a highway causing serious bodily injury and aggravated assault causes serious bodily injury.

Police confirm another person was also arrested in connection with the crash, Davin Davis. Davis, 20, of Hallsville, was booked into the Gregg County Jail on two charges of manslaughter, three charges of racing on a highway causing serious bodily injury and aggravated assault causing bodily injury.

Witnesses at the scene told police Malone was traveling north on Eastman when he allegedly sped through the yellow signal light at the intersection of Eastman Road and Hawkins Parkway.

Wilson was pulling out of the parking lot of Target in front of Malone and the two vehicles collided.

An affidavit for a search warrant revealed that the control module inside the vehicle indicated Malone's vehicle was traveling at a speed of 109 miles per hour two seconds before the airbags in the vehicle deployed.

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