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Girl dies after crash linked to man with long DUI history

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SUMPTER TOWNSHIP, MICH. -

A 12-year-old girl has died after her family's vehicle was hit in western Wayne County by a man with a dozen drunken-driving cases on his record.

   Sumpter Township police said Sunday that the girl didn't survive her injuries. 

Her name wasn't immediately released.

   She was traveling with family members Wednesday when the minivan was struck in the rear at high speed.

 Charles Cahill Jr. is accused of drunken driving, but the girl's death could lead to additional charges. 

His bond was set Saturday at $1 million.

   It wasn't known if he has a lawyer who could be contacted for comment. Sumpter Township police say Cahill's driver's license was revoked in 1990.

   His next court hearing is Aug. 10.

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