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35-Year Old Florida Driver Convicted In A Fatal Drunk Driving Crash

A 37-year old Florida man has just been convicted in a drunk driving crash that had left a 35-year old motor scooter passenger dead.

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The Hobe Sound, Martin County reports that a 35-year-old man was found guilty of the DUI manslaughter and other related charges.

Authorities said the 37-year old man was driving his pickup truck on a Hobe Sound, Martin County road when he had struck a scooter ridden by a 35-year-old Broward County man and a 25-year-old Delray Beach man. The truck and scooter caught fire. The 37-year old fled the scene, police authorities reported.

The crash had left the 25-year old man dead and the 35-year old seriously injured.

Police authorities and the Florida Highway Patrol officials say they found the 37-year old Florida driver behind some bushes after the crash had already occurred

Records and investigations had later shown that he had a blood-alcohol level of 0.358 percent. The Florida law considers a driver impaired at 0.08 percent.

Anyone with additional information regarding the car crash should ensure to keep the police and the Florida Highway Patrol officials informed

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Accident attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to this unfortunate crash. “This is a serious accident resulting in a fatality. We hope the investigators can quickly determine what caused the accident. Please be careful and obey the speed limits whenever you are driving a motorcycle, car, SUV or truck. We hope that all parties involved consult with an experienced trial lawyer. If you have been injured in an accident, call my office for a free consultation and find out what your rights are.”

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