TFC Yurkevich is the second trooper injured by a DUI driver in a week. Trooper Solomon Flash was hit by a DUI driver on the Washington Beltway.
Police report that Ednie was not in a crosswalk not far from the intersection of 45 Street and Coastal Highway in spite of a well-published effort aimed at pedestrians to use crosswalks.
At Morris Avenue, Parada lost control of his vehicle leaving the roadway and striking a traffic light pole and control box before entering the lobby.
Lebouef assured deputies he was not drunk, but he refused to submit to a field sobriety test or a breathalyzer test.
Trooper Ryan Doyle indicate HIGGINS was operating a 2001 Ford Explorer on Old Colony Avenue when he lost control of his vehicle, swerved right, and struck the girl.
Police say that Diemert fled the scene and was captured and jailed on DUI vehicular assault charges as well as violation of ignition interlock requirements, hit and run and driving while license is revoked.
Arocho’s passenger, 26-year-old Jessica Kall, was pronounced dead at the scene after she possibly fell out of the SUV