From Island Packet
A man involved in a crash on a Jasper County road that killed a 29-year-old Ridgeland woman and two of her young sons this month was charged Thursday with three counts of felony DUI, according to the S.C. Highway Patrol.
Franklin Bostic, 22, is in the Jasper County Detention Center with bond set at $300,000 after an investigation by the patrol’s Multidisciplinary Accident Investigation Team, according to Cpl. Bob Beres.
The maximum penalty for felony DUI is 25 years in prison, meaning Bostic could face a sentence of 75 years if convicted, Beres said.
Wendy Orozco Garcia and her 6-year-old son Frankie died in the Sept. 9 crash, after Bostic’s car crossed the center line and collided with the family’s car on S.C. 462, about four miles east of Ridgeland, Jasper County Coroner Martin Sauls has said…..MORE