New York: defense attorney says it’s dead woman’s fault she died when her drunk husband, Jeffrey Hirsch, crashed because she was a “dwarf”

Jeffrey Hirsch, 57, of Longshore Street in Bay
Jeffrey Hirsch

From Long Island Newsday

A Bay Shoreman whose wife was killed when he hit another car while driving drunk was sentenced Wednesday to a year in jail and 5 years’ probation
Jeffrey Hirsch, 57, pleaded guilty in July to second-degree vehicular manslaughter and driving while intoxicated. He and his wife, Pauline, had just left the
Black Forest Brew Haus in East Farmingdale the evening of Jan. 24 when he crashed on Wellwood Avenue. His blood-alcohol content was 0.16 percent, twice the legal limit.
Prosecutors, the victims in the other  …..MORE