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Roger-Wittenberns-300x169Roger Wittenberns of West Palm Beach, Florida was arrested on Monday for allegedly causing a car crash that led to the death of Uber driver J. Gerald Smith in September last year. Wittenberns, 61, faces charges of DUI manslaughter, DUI causing injury, and vehicular homicide.

He turned himself in and was booked into Palm Beach County Jail on June 12. His bond was set at $450,000 during his first court appearance on Tuesday morning. If he bonds out of jail, he will be placed on house arrest and is not to have contact with any witnesses. The judge made an exception for his wife, Patty Ann McQuiggin, who is one of the witnesses in the case.

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J Gerald SmithCity officials say a traffic light won’t be added at the Delray Beach intersection where Uber driver J. Gerald Smith died in a car crash, but improvements have reportedly been planned for the intersection.

Smith, 82, was killed on September 21 while crossing Federal Highway when a Lamborghini driven by Roger Wittenberns crashed into his Buick Enclave SUV.

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