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Keizer man dies from accidents he sustained from DUII crash into his residence

Plywood covers a part of a Keizer residence the place a lady died after an allegedly drunk driver drove his automotive into the aspect of the home.

A Keizer man faces a further manslaughter cost for inflicting the demise of a second resident after allegedly crashing into a pair’s residence whereas driving drunk final weekend.

Keizer police confirmed George Heitz, 63, of Keizer, died within the hospital Friday — practically one week after sustaining severe accidents whereas within the residence he shared with Moira Hughes, 67, who additionally was killed within the Jan. 22 crash.

Andrew Robert Modine, 41, of Keizer, was charged final week with first-degree manslaughter within the demise of Hughes, a former Chemeketa Group School nursing teacher.

Keizer Police and Marion County District Lawyer officers on Saturday filed a further first-degree manslaughter cost in Heitz’s demise, in response to Lt. Trevor Wenning, a spokesperson with the Keizer Police Division.

Officers stated Modine’s blood-alcohol stage was thrice the authorized restrict when he crashed into an influence pole earlier than barreling into the bed room of the house.

Modine is being held at Marion County jail with out bail on two counts of first-degree manslaughter, and one depend every of second-degree assault, aggravated driving whereas suspended or revoked, DUII and second-degree prison mischief.

He has a prison historical past involving DUII in Oregon. Most not too long ago, he was on supervised probation after being convicted of hit-and-run and DUII costs after killing his youthful brother whereas driving drunk in 2016, courtroom data present. A criminally negligent murder cost was dropped on the time as a part of a plea deal.

His driver’s license was revoked for 5 years, courtroom data present.

Virginia Barreda is the breaking information and public security reporter for the Statesman Journal. She may be reached at 503-399-6657 or at [email protected] Observe her on Twitter at @vbarreda2

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