According to the Phoenix Police Department, forty-five-year-old (45) Kimberly Waldfogel was killed when an SUV struck her vehicle in Phoenix at the off-ramp of Interstate 17 and Peoria Avenue. The accident occurred on Tuesday morning when a 1996 Toyota 4Runner, driven by Bradley Duran, allegedly failed to stop at a red light striking the driver’s side of Ms. Waldfogel’s Ford Mustang as she was entering the intersection heading north. Police said Mr. Duran appeared to be impaired at the time of the accident. Ms. Waldfogel was transported to a nearby hospital but later died from her injuries.
In Arizona, a person who causes the death of another while driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol may be charged with manslaughter or second degree murder. Under Arizona law, manslaughter is a Class 2 Felony punishable by up to twelve and one half (12.5) years imprisonment for a first offense. Second degree murder, in Arizona, is a Class 1 Felony punishable by up to twenty-two (22) years imprisonment for a first offense.
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