Doemel said he does not remember the events leading up to the crash and claimed Thursday that he had not been drinking, but instead had lapsed into a diabetic coma the night of the crash.
Seifert said she did not buy the argument.
“You knew what your medical condition was and yet you still drove,” Seifert said.
Veteran officer John G. Fox, who was arrested in 2011 after a traffic accident in Mukilteo, entered into a deferred prosecution in 2012 in which the DUI charge — the second in his career — will be dismissed after five years if he meets court conditions.
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At about 7:30 p.m. Feb. 27, 2013, Black was driving a 1999 Ford Expedition SUV westbound on Illinois State Highway 64 in western Kane County. The Expedition crashed into the back of a 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier in which 11-year-old Matthew Ranken of Sycamore was a backseat passenger. Matthew was killed, and a passenger in the front seat of the car, Teale Noble, was severely injured. There is nothing glamorous about heroin.