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57-Year-Old Drunk Florida Driver Arrested For Deadly Crash That Killed One And Injured One

A 57-year old Florida man has just been convicted in a drunk driving crash that left a 26-year old motor scooter passenger dead.

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The Martin County Police Department reports that a 57-year-old man was found guilty of the DUI manslaughter and other related charges.

Authorities and the Florida Highway Patrol officials say, the 57-year old man was driving his pickup truck on a Port Salerno road when he had struck another scooter ridden by a 26-year-old West Palm Beach County man and a 42-year-old Delray Beach man. The truck and scooter caught fire. The 57-year old driver tried fleeing the scene of the crash before being caught by police officials, Florida Highway Patrol and police authorities reported.

The crash left the 42-year old man dead and the 26-year old seriously injured.

Police authorities and the Florida Highway Patrol officials say, they found the 57-year old Florida driver behind a drug store trying to flee from the crash scene.

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 contact the police and the Florida Highway Patrol.

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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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