Bride Killed By Suspected Drunk Driver
The accident happened along a South Carolina beach road the bride and groom’s car was hit by a car driven by a woman who is believed to be drunk while driving.
The groom, Aric Hutchinson recalls his bride’s last words to him, he said in an interview while crying, “The last thing I remember her saying was she wanted the night to never end.
The bride, Samantha Miller, who is 34 years old killed in the crash while Hutchinson and two other passengers were injured.
A toxicology report showed Jamie Lee Komorski, 25, the driver of the car had a blood alcohol level of 0.261, three times the legal limit.
Komorski is being held without bond at a local jail and is charged with three counts of driving under the influence causing death or great bodily injury and reckless vehicular homicide.
Komorski’s defense attorney Chris Gramiccioni said in a statement asking the public not to rush to judgment.
Suspected Drunk Driver Killed A Bride
The suspected drunk driver, Komoroski also faces a wrongful death lawsuit together with several businesses accused of overserving her on the night of the accident, in addition to the criminal case.
Komoroski told an officer on the scene that she had consumed one beer and a drink with tequila one hour before the crash. When Komoroski asked how drunk she was on a scale of 1-10, she stated she was at 8. Komoroski then refused to take a field sobriety test.
Komoroski is scheduled to appear on June 16, according to court records.