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DUI FATALITY IN MARINA

Posted by Phillip Crawford | Feb 06, 2024

On January 29, 2024 a fatal DUI accident occurred on Reservation Road in Marina, California.   DUI fatality The driver is accused of hitting and killing a pedestrian while driving under the influence. 

A person who drives while under the influence of alcohol and causes an accident leading to someone's death will face very serious charges, including:
Vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated (which can be charged as a misdemeanor or a felony); and
gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated.  This is a serious felony charge carrying a maximum sentence of ten years in prison.
If the driver has a prior conviction for DUI, he will probably be charged with second degree murder, which carries a penalty of 15 years to life in state prison.

Every person accused of a crime is presumed innocent unless proven guilty beyond all reasonable doubt and has the right to an attorney.

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