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car-glass-rain-1765286-300x225Wilmer Omar Membreno Cruz of Hollywood, Florida is facing DUI charges after causing a crash on Mother’s Day that killed Guerda Franhille, also of Hollywood.

Membreno Cruz, 34, faces charges of negligent manslaughter, DUI with damage, and driving without a license. Records show he is being held without bond. It is unclear if he has acquired the services of an attorney.

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Lionel Orrego was arrested on August 31 for his alleged involvement in a fatal multi-vehicle DUI car crash in Miami that killed four people.

Orrego, 42, is charged with four counts of DUI manslaughter, three counts of DUI with property damage, two counts of DUI with serious bodily injury, and one count of resisting arrest with violence. He is being held in lieu of a $128,000 bond. It is unclear if he has acquired legal representation.

According to the arrest report, the fatal car crash occurred some time after midnight on Friday in the northbound lanes of Interstate 95 near NW 62nd Street. An unidentified motorcyclist was involved in an accident on the highway and several drivers pulled over to offer assistance. Orrego, who was allegedly driving a white GMC Savana, ran over several of the drivers who stopped to help. Investigators allege that he was intoxicated at the time.

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Hector Calderon of Greenacres, Florida was arrested for his involvement in a fatal car crash that ended the life of 18-year-old Marielena Plaza. He allegedly crashed into Plaza’s vehicle after running a stop sign on First Street. Calderon was booked into Palm Beach County Jail after his arrest and is being held in lieu of $50,000 bond. News sources did not specify an attorney for Calderon.

According to the arrest report filed at the Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office, Calderon, 19, and his unidentified passenger purportedly tried to flee from the scene of the crash, but a police deputy apprehended Calderon behind a restaurant less than half a mile away from the accident site. Calderon’s passenger was grabbed by a witness.

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