BDF Volunteer, 24 year old Norman Slusher, of San Roman Village has been slapped with five charges after he knocked down and killed a resident of San Narciso Village on Saturday night.
Reports are that Slusher was driving this Nissan Sentra with Orange Walk license plates number C07232 when he knocked down 39 year old Leonel Martinez around 6:30 on November 19th.
Slusher was walking along the highway when he was hit by the incoming vehicle. The victim who lives with Down-Syndrome had a habit of pushing a baby’s stroller through his yard and on the road side.
But the case was a hit and run initially because Slusher did not stop following the accident and did not render aid, as expected Forty eight hours after the accident Slusher turned himself into the Police this morning and the Police, late this afternoon, charged him with 5 counts including Causing Death by Careless Conduct, Manslaughter by Negligence, Driving without due care and attention, failing to report an accident and failing to stop and render aid.
From the damaged vehicle, one can clearly see the extent of impact. Slusher’s vehicle had damages to the right front lights and windshield.