A substance abuse counselor was sentenced Thursday to 55 years to life in prison for the death of a 31-year-old man she hit with her car and drove more than two miles with the him lodged in her windshield.
A substance abuse counselor was convicted Tuesday of mowing down a man with her car in Torrance and then driving more than two miles with the victim lodged in her windshield, authorities reported.
Sherry Lynn Wilkins testified Wednesday that he seemed to fly onto her car in the 2012 incident in Torrance but the events were a surreal blur.
A drug and alcohol counselor charged with hitting and killing a man while driving drunk is set to face a jury Monday when lawyers present opening statements in her murder trial.
The substance abuse counselor accused of driving drunk while a dying man was stuck on the hood of her car was charged with murder on Tuesday.
The woman suspected of driving under the influence when she hit a pedestrian and drove with the dying man on her hood for more than two miles has worked as a drug and alcohol counselor and was a former addict.
Friends and family gathered Sunday to remember a friend killed Saturday evening by an alleged drunk driver in Torrance.