LOS ANGELES (AP) — The driver who killed a honeymooner on the tourist-crowded Venice Beach boardwalk and injured 17 others is seeking a new trial.
Nathan Campbell is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday in a Los Angeles courtroom for second-degree murder and other charges.READ MORE: Simone Biles Plans To Compete In Balance Beam Final In Tokyo
The sentencing could be postponed because Campell’s lawyer says he will ask a judge to give the 40-year-old Colorado man a new trial.
Campbell was convicted in June of murdering Italian newlywed Alice Gruppioni two years ago when he drove his Dodge Avenger down the pedestrian walkway.READ MORE: Exclusive Video: Glenn Allen Brooks, 61, Of Huntington Beach Arrested Thursday In Connection To Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol Riot
Prosecutors say he was trying to run down a man who ripped him off in a drug deal, but he hit innocent bystanders instead.
The defense acknowledged the carnage he left behind, but argued that he swerved to avoid pedestrians.MORE NEWS: DUI Suspect Arrested In Deadly Traffic Collision That Killed 2 People On 110 Freeway In South LA Sunday
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