Christine Dinis

Christine Dinis died Sunday after a motor vehicle crash in Beverly. 

BEVERLY — The victim of Sunday night's deadly motor vehicle crash has been identified as Christine Dinis of Peabody.

Dinis, 45, was pronounced dead after she was transported to Beverly Hospital following the two-car crash reported at 9:10 p.m. Sunday.

Dinis was the passenger in the 2013 Cadillac SRT driven by Todd Porter, 31, of Beverly when the vehicle allegedly struck a 2000 Ford 150 at the intersection of Rantoul and Elliott streets.

The operator of the Ford, Dennis Moustakis, 48, of Salem, was listed in critical condition in Beverly Hospital as of Monday afternoon.

Porter was also transported to Beverly Hospital, then transferred to Lahey Hospital and Medical Center in Burlington with back and leg injuries, according to earlier reports.

Porter is being arraigned on charges of motor vehicle homicide while operating under the influence, operating under the influence operating under the influence causing serious bodily harm, unlicensed operation and speeding. He is being held on $100,000 bail.

Dinis was said to be Porter's girlfriend and also a victim of domestic incidents involving him in the past.

Dinis studied business at North Shore Community College and had attended Peabody Veterans Memorial High School, according to her Facebook profile.

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