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.
The driver died shortly after the collision, her 13-year-old daughter sustained a broken arm, her 6-year-old son suffered a severe head laceration, and a 22-year-old passenger sustained a broken neck.
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The A&E program LIVE PD recently presented this clip from a show featuring Walton County Sheriff’s deputies removing an impaired driver from behind the wheel.