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Driver that killed five in Ft Pierce appears in court

Driver that killed five in Ft Pierce appears in court

Driver that killed five in Ft Pierce appears in court

St Lucie County, Fl- Tyler Dashner, the man accused of driving drunk and causing a crash that killed five people in Fort Pierce, appeared in court yesterday morning.

He was arrested earlier this week, 25 days after the deadly crash. Officials say they were waiting for more evidence to prove he had been drinking and was over the legal limit, but new details in a charging affidavit released yesterday show that they knew he was drunk just hours after the crash.

Driver that killed five in Ft Pierce appears in court

Driver that killed five in Ft Pierce appears in court

Tanner Dashner’s blood alcohol content was .274 g/100ml after crash.
Bottles of Bacardi Superior Rum and Crown Royal Regal Apple whisky were found in his car.
Documents cited a Snapchat picture taken that night showing Dashner and two other females, with the caption “sloshed.”
Investigators said he is facing charges that include five counts of vehicular homicide and five counts of DUI manslaughter. His bond was set at $7.5 million.
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