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Drunken driver hits man, drives a mile with body in car

/ 12:34 PM June 28, 2016

OCEANSIDE, California, United States — Oceanside police say a suspected drunk driver struck and killed a man, then drove for a mile with his body lodged in the car.

Twenty-nine-year-old Esteysi Sanchez of Oceanside was arrested Monday morning for vehicular manslaughter. She’s jailed and it’s unclear whether she has a lawyer.

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Police say that at about 6:30 a.m., Sanchez hit a man on a sidewalk.

KNSD-TV says the man’s body went through the windshield and ended up on the front passenger seat. His severed leg crashed through the back window and landed on the trunk.

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Police say Sanchez drove about a mile, parked in a cul-de-sac and walked away. She was arrested a short time later.

The victim’s name hasn’t been released.

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