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CNN Reporter Rick Sanchez Charged w/ DUI After Hitting Pedestrian

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Anchorman charged with DUI
[CITY Edition]
St. Petersburg Times – St. Petersburg, Fla.
Date: Feb 17, 1991
Start Page: 9.B
Text Word Count: 199
Document Text

A Miami television anchorman has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol in a December accident in which police say he left the scene after hitting a man and returned later.

Rick Sanchez, anchor for WSVN, was charged Friday with one count of DUI, a first-degree misdemeanor in the Dec. 10 accident outside Joe Robbie Stadium, prosecutor Kathleen Hoague said.

If convicted, Sanchez faces a maximum of six months in prison and a $500 fine.

A blood test showed Sanchez had a blood-alcohol level that night of .15 percent. A person with a .10 level is considered legally drunk in Florida.

The man Sanchez hit was critically injured and remains in a coma at North Shore Hospital.

Ms. Hoague said Friday that she thinks Sanchez was driving drunk at the time of the accident, but prosecutors decided not to charge him with causing bodily injury while driving drunk, a third-degree felony.

“The victim came out of nowhere and walked right into his pathway,” she said. “Sanchez was not speeding and would not have been able to avoid the accident.”

After the accident, Sanchez, 32, drove home to retrieve his driver’s license and insurance card.

Credit: Associated Press

04/18/2009 - Posted by | CNN |

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