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Intoxicated driver in fatal Linwood accident imprisoned

The drunk pickup truck driver responsible for the deaths of two of his passengers was sentenced to seven years in prison, a report by the Stevens Point Journal stated on May 20.

According to Judge Thomas Eagon, Timothy Saavedra, 23, will spend seven years in jail and be observed under extended supervision for five years after that. The incident occurred last July 20. Saavedra’s passengers Melissa Ann Peterson-Suzda and Stephanie Eberhardt, both 21-years-old, were killed in the crash. Saavedra, whose blood alcohol content was nearly double the legal amount, was reportedly driving over 90 mph when he lost control of the vehicle. Lee Hogan, another passenger, was injured in the accident.

Relatives of victims who died unexpectedly in car accidents caused by drunk or reckless drivers often suffer a great financial burden in addition to emotional grief.  If you experience this in Madison, the lawyers at Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® may help you recover your loss by seeking remunerations from the irresponsible driver. Speak with our lawyers today at (608) 255-6663 to learn about your options.

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