Wanted Drunk Driver Turns Himself In

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An arrest warrant was sought for a 37-year-old driver on charges of drunk driving and hitting and killing a young man, police said today. It was a dramatic conclusion to a manhunt that has kept South Koreans on their toes for weeks.

The suspect, identified only by his surname, Heo, turned himself in at a police station in Cheongju, south of Seoul, late Thursday night.

He confessed to running over and killing a 29-year-old trucker, surnamed Kang, with his Chevrolet Windstorm on January 10th.

Kang was walking home on a Cheongju street when a car fatally struck him and fled the scene at 1:29 a.m.

Kang was carrying a custard-filled bread, a favorite of his pregnant wife. She was expecting a child in two months.

Source: Busan eFM News


 

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