Guatemalan man illegally in U.S. kills Florida girl, 5, in DUI collision, 当局は言う

Ernesto Lopez Morales, 32, A Guatemalan 市民, was speeding in a 2005 black Chevrolet Suburban with his headlights off around 8:30 午後. when he collided with the rear of a 2016 Hyundai Elantra in Mulberry, ポーク郡保安官事務所は言った.

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Ernesto Lopez Morales, 32, is charged in connection with a fatal collision that killed a 5-year-old girl. Authorities said he was living in the U.S. illegally.

Ernesto Lopez Morales, 32, is charged in connection with a fatal collision that killed a 5-year-old girl. Authorities said he was living in the U.S. illegally. (ポーク郡保安官事務所)

The Elantra, being driven by a woman with her daughter in the backseat, was pushed more than 600 feet before both vehicles stopped. First responders arrived and found the girl dead at the scene. The woman was taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

A little 5-year-old beautiful baby was crushed to death,” Sheriff Grady Judd told Tampa Bay’s WTVT-TV in an interview provided to Fox News by the Sheriff’s Office. “Had he been in his home country last Saturday night like he should have been, our 5-year-old beautiful little girl would have been alive.

Witnesses said they saw Morales flee the scene on foot.

He was later found at his home. He allegedly told investigators that he drank six 32-ounce beers and left to buy more. He admitted to not having his headlights on and leaving the crash scene, 当局は言った.

He also told deputies he left the crash because he doesn’t have insurance or a driver’s license,” 保安官事務所は言った.

Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd recalls a deadly weekend crash that killed a 5-year-old girl.

Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd recalls a deadly weekend crash that killed a 5-year-old girl. (ポーク郡保安官事務所)

A search of his driving history revealed that Morales did not have a driver’s license from Florida or any other state. At the time of a blood test, he had a blood alcohol level of .108 grams of alcohol per 100 ml of blood.

The legal threshold is .08 グラム. Morales is charged with driving under the influence, manslaughter, leaving the scene of a crash involving death, DUI property damage, and other offenses. He is being held on $ 22,500 つなぐ, 刑務所の記録によると.

我ら. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has initiated a hold on him, 当局は言った.

This is the second person in about a week that’s been killed by someone illegally in this country, Judd said. “It’s a problem.

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