May 27, 2008

California Man Faces Maximum Sentence for Killing Motorcyclist While Driving with a .23 Blood Alcohol Level and a Child in the Car

Luis Adan Ramirez, 34, of Santa Ana, was sentenced to 15 years to life in prison for killing Corona del Mar resident Timothy Lysgaard, 45, in a drunk driving crash on Ortega Highway in 2006. Ramirez was convicted of second-degree murder, child abuse and endangerment and hit and run with death. It was his third DUI.

Read the complete story from the Daily Pilot.

Ignition interlocks might have prevented this tragedy. Contact your lawmakers and urge them to require alcohol ignition interlock for all convicted DUI offenders.

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