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Driver in Fatal Crash Had High BAC

Chris Russo Apr 13, 2010

Brian Keith Ferry, Sr. is accused of killing a cabdriver as he fled from police.  Ferry had a BAC of 0.205, which is over twice the legal limit of 0.08 blood alcohol content (BAC).  Ferry was wanted on a warrant for driving on a suspended license at the time of the crash.  Ferry has not been permitted to drive in Florida for over 10 years.  His driving problems began in 1996 with a refusal to take a breathalyzer.  His license was permanently revoked in 2001.  Ferry was a at the Copper Mug Bar on Belcher Road around 1:45 a.m..  When Clearwater, Florida police attempted to pull over his 1998 Dodge Ram, he fled.  Ferry went through a red light and struck the Yellow Cab driven by Joshua James Donahue.  Donahue was 32 years old from New Port Richery, Florida and was a father of three children.  He was pronounced dead approximately an hour after the accident at Mease Countryside Hospital.  Ferry was arrested.

Personal injury attorneys with Moody Law represent persons injured in DUI or drunk driving accidents.  A consultation with one of our personal injury attorneys is free.  Our attorneys have experience handling DUI or drunk driving accident cases.  We handle select cases from across the State of Florida, including Lakeland, Winter Haven, Bartow, Haines City, Davenport, or Polk County, Florida.

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