DUI Driver Will Not Face Manslaughter Charge After Fatal Pedestrian Crash
HUDSON (PASCO) – A St. Petersburg man died last night after he was struck by vehicle while crossing US-19 on a bicycle.
According to officials, 49-year-old Grady Miles was riding east across US-19, north of Hudson Ave, when he traveled into the path of an SUV, driven by 25-year-old Ali Hazime of Holiday. Miles was struck by the SUV and died at the scene.
During the investigation, it was determined that Hazime was under the influence of Marijuana and later arrested by the Florida Highway Patrol for DUI.
Officials say Hazime will not be charged with manslaughter because he was not the cause of the crash.
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