A 25-year-old Orlando man is dead after his motorcycle was struck by a drunk driver on John Young Parkway one recent evening. Orlando police officers investigating the accident say that a 27-year-old Orlando woman faces multiple charges including DUI manslaughter and vehicular homicide in connection with the accident. They say that the victim was riding his motorcycle on John Young near the intersection with Oak Ridge Road around 2:50 a.m. when he was struck from behind by a vehicle driven by the Orlando woman. The rider was pronounced dead at the scene from his injuries and officers administering field sobriety tests found that the driver was intoxicated at the time of the accident.
An Orlando man accused of causing an auto accident that claimed the life of another man entered a guilty plea recently. The accused was allegedly involved in an illegal street race that killed a bystander watching the race.
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