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Trial set to begin for former Marine in 2011 DWI murder case

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

A former Marine arrested in 2011 after police say he caused an accident that killed a young mother will be in court today.

Jury selection for Eric Cox starts Tuesday at the Mecklenburg County Courthouse.

Police say Cox blew through a red light on E. Sugar Creek Road in November 2011 and killed 26-year-old H'Luon Siu.

The accident happened around 2:30 in the morning according to police. Siu was killed on impact. Her 4-year-old son was seriously hurt.

Police say Cox was not hurt in the crash.

According to his Facebook page at the time, Cox owned a real estate business, served in the Marines and published his Iraq war journals.

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