Driver in fatal boat crash that killed William 'Trey' Varner III and Rachel Swetnam had been drinking, smoking marijuana

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    Rachel Swetnam and Trey Varner III were killed May 14 in a boat crash on Grand Lake. (Photo: Facebook, obtained by KOTV.)

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KTHV) - The man who drove the boat in a fatal crash that killed two U of A students had apparently been drinking and smoking marijuana prior to the collision.

    5NEWS reported that John DeSelms was arrested for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs and alcohol and admitted to police that he had done so.

    The boat he was driving crashed into a houseboat at a marina in Oklahoma, killing William "Trey" Varner III and Rachel Swetnam.

    For more information on this story, please visit the 5NEWS website.

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