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Morales-Flores was charged with DUI, vehicular homicide, driving on a suspended license and other charges. A trial date has been set for Sept. 17, according to court records. Morales-Flores isn’t named as a defendant of the suit.
The death shook Chapman’s relatives, who’d already had to deal with a similar case. Chapman’s paternal grandmother had also died in a wreck with a DUI driver, family told Channel 2 Action News.
“It is a problem that could easily be solved by a person making a good decision,” Chapman’s father, Carl Chapman, said.
The suit asks for a jury trial to determine what the family is owed.
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In other news:
A DeKalb teen was arrested after driving more than 100 mph on I-285, police said. Antonio Wilson, 18, is one of three charged with the 2017 shooting death of Tre Griffin. He was released in May on a $90,000 bond. Doraville police said last Thursday, around 10 p.m., Wilson was spotted weaving between cars on I-285. According to police, he was driving a stolen car with the back glass busted out.