POLK COUNTY, Fla. – A 25-year-old was arrested on DUI charges in a Polk County crash on Saturday that killed a man, according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.
The sheriff’s office said Leonardo Barrera Zurita faces charges of DUI manslaughter, driving without a license in a crash involving death, DUI with injury and DUI with property damage.
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According to deputies, the crash happened on U.S. 92 in Lakeland just before midnight on Saturday.
Zurita was driving a pickup truck that hit another pickup driven by a 51-year-old Lakeland man, according to the sheriff’s office. The man was identified as Selestino Vega Bocanegra Mata.
Deputies said Zurita had a blood alcohol content level of .156, nearly two times the legal limit.
An investigation is ongoing.
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