CA - Phillip Moreno, 31, killed by drunk driver, stuck in windshield, 24 Nov 2012

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  1. Reader

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    http://www.centurylink.net/news/rea...ws_id=19166506&src=most_popular_viewed&page=1

    TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) — The convertible hit Phillip Moreno so hard it knocked him out of his shoes and lodged him in the windshield.

    As he lay dying on the hood, police said, Sherri Lynn Wilkins kept going another two miles until other motorists swarmed her car at a traffic light and grabbed her keys.

    Wilkins, who was charged Tuesday with murder and driving drunk, told police she struck the man after leaving work and panicked. Police said her blood alcohol level was more than double the legal limit.

    Her arrest on a street corner between home and her job as a drug and alcohol counselor seemed to be a return to a dark past that Wilkins once celebrated leaving behind...................more at link..................
     
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  3. Cubby

    Cubby fly the W!

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    From the link in the OP:

    Tami Jimenez, a recovering alcoholic who worked with Wilkins, said the case serves as a bitter reminder for all addicts about the dangers of relapse.

    Cunning, baffling, powerful.

    Prayers said for Mr. Moreno's family.
     
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  5. OkieGranny

    OkieGranny New Member Staff Member Forum Coordinators

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    From June 2014:

    http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2014...ced-to-45-years-to-life-for-deadly-dui-crash/

     

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