2014-04-02 — A suspected DUI driver in a fatal Boca Raton wreck is behind bars on $100,000 bond.
Mark Schneider, 22, of Boca Raton was arrested for DUI manslaughter and vehicular homicide for the September 2013 crash. Carol Velasco, 52, of Hialeah, later died in a hospital.
Investigators said Schneider was driving anywhere from 91 to over 100 mph when he slammed into two cars at the intersection of Palmetto Park and Toledo Road. A blood test showed Schneider had a blood-alcohol content of .179, as well as marijuana and prescription pills in his system, according to the arrest affidavit.
Deputies said Schneider stayed at the scene after the accident and “his emotions were aggressive one minute and laughing the next.” They …..Read more:
BOCA RATON, FL () — West Boca Raton resident Mark Douglas Schneider — of 23240 Savona Court — is in the Palm Beach County Jail tonight charged with homicide.
The official charges according to the Palm Beach County Jail: “Homicide — negligent manslaughter – Vehicle DUI cause death to human or unborn child” and “Homicide — negligent manslaughter — vehicle — killing of person or viable fetus with vehicle.”
The 22-year-old, according to police, caused a fatal accident last September on Palmetto Park Road that killed 52-year-old Carol Velasco.
Here is what we reported on September 30th, 2013: