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Berkeley teenager sentenced to prison after deadly DUI crash

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — A Berkeley County judge sentenced a 19-year-old Inwood resident to 3 to 15 years incarceration and a $3,000 fine Friday in the 2019 New Year’s Eve death of an 18-year-old Musselman High School student. Nicholas James Shackleford, 19, had previously entered a guilty plea October 19th to the charge of driving under the influence resulting in death. Berkeley County Circuit Judge R. Steven Redding said Friday he had weighed the victim impact statements from family members and friends ... Read More »

Woman arrested for DUI in Park City after hitting a child with her car

PARK CITY, Utah — A woman is facing a felony DUI charge after hitting a young girl while driving in Park City Friday. Summit County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the call after witnesses say they saw a car driving on the Pinebrook Boulevard sidewalk where it hit the child. The driver, Elizabeth Grambau, told deputies the girl ran out in front of her on the roadway. In a police report, deputies claim Grambau had erratic behavior,and frequently contradicted her ... Read More »

WATCH: Trucker charged with DUI after fiery crash on I-285

A truck driver was arrested on a DUI charge following a fiery crash that snarled traffic on the Perimeter for more than two hours Tuesday afternoon, Dunwoody police said. The wreck occurred in the westbound lanes of I-285 at Chamblee Dunwoody Road about 2:15 p.m., according to the WSB 24-hour Traffic Center. It involved a tractor-trailer and a car-carrier that collided in the left lanes of the outer loop before both trucks slammed into the median wall and caught fire. Read More »

Baltimore police officer found passed out, charged with DUI

BALTIMORE (WBFF) – Baltimore Police Officer Adrian Ortiz was arrested for drunk driving after he was found passed out, lying in a street. The incident occurred October 7. Baltimore Police have not provided information on what street the officer was located on. Officials did confirm this is his second arrest in less than three years. It was also reported that the officer lost a personal handgun. Read More »

Baby born to woman killed in DUI accident honors mother’s memory in viral photos

Grab the tissues — you’re going to need them. Photos of an infant born via emergency C-section to a woman who was killed by an allegedly impaired driver recently went viral on Facebook, in a heartbreaking cry against driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol. Yesenia Aguilar died after being hit by a driver suspected to be under the influence on Aug. 11 in Anaheim, Calif. The 23-year-old, who was 35 weeks pregnant, was walking on a sidewalk and holding hands ... Read More »

19-year-old charged with felony DUI in deadly SC crash

PICKENS COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – A man has been charged with three counts of felony DUI after a deadly crash in Pickens County that happened on Friday afternoon. According to South Carolina Highway Patrol, the crash happened on SC 183 at about 12:22 p.m. The driver of a 2016 Ford Pickup truck crossed the center line and hit a 2014 Toyota head- on. The driver of the Toyota died at the scene. Their identity has not yet been released. Two children ... Read More »

Seal Beach police arrest Long Beach DUI driver who allegedly killed pedestrian in crash

Police arrested a Long Beach DUI driver after she allegedly struck and killed a pedestrian with an SUV on Pacific Coast Highway, according to the Seal Beach Police Department. On Sunday just after midnight, the SBPD responded to the area of Pacific Coast Highway near Temescal Canyon Road regarding a crash, and upon arrival, officers found a male pedestrian unresponsive after he had been struck by a vehicle, police said. Officers immediately began lifesaving efforts, but the pedestrian had died ... Read More »

Tennessee Titans’ Isaiah Wilson arrested on DUI charge in Nashville after crash

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) — Tennessee Titans’ first-round pick Isaiah Wilson was arrested on a DUI charge Friday night following a crash, Metro Police said. Wilson, 21, registered a .107% on a breath alcohol test, police said. The legal limit is .08%. Witnesses told police Wilson lost control of his car while doing “donuts” in the intersection on 25th Avenue North and Charlotte Avenue. Wilson’s Dodge Charger ended up hitting a concrete wall. Interim Metro Police Chief John Drake said during a ... Read More »

California Highway Patrol PSA focuses on survivor of DUI crash that killed family, impact of drunken driving

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) – A new public service announcement produced by the California Highway Patrol focuses on the deaths of a Valley Center family in a 2017 DUI-related crash and its impact on an officer and his niece, the lone survivor of the tragedy. In November 2017, the Latulippe family were traveling in Austin, Texas, when a drunken driver crashed into their vehicle. Scott Latulippe, his wife Nancy, and their 14-year-old son Jackson died in the wreck. Ten-year-old Kiera Latulippe ... Read More »

Driver charged in fatal DUI crash

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Authorities in Chesterfield County say a man is charged with involuntary manslaughter while driving under the influence of alcohol in a crash that killed a 20-year-old man. News sources report Chesterfield police say 20-year-old Francisco J. Beltran Perez is also charged with unlawful possession of alcohol, disregarding a traffic light and driving without a Virginia operator’s license. According to police, Beltran Perez was driving west on Meadowdale Boulevard on Aug, 16 when he ran a red ... Read More »