A young dad was killed on the way to work by an alleged drunk driver, according to Channel 2 Action News.
And the victim, Chase Chapman, isn’t the first in his family to die in an alleged DUI crash, his father told the news station.
“My mother was killed by a drunk driver and it is a problem that could easily be solved by a person making a good decision,” Carl Chapman said.
Chapman, 31, was on his way to the Howell Mill Road Chick-fil-A, where he worked as an assistant manager, when he was killed Saturday, Channel 2 reported.
A car driven by Douglas Morales-Flores T-boned Chapman’s at the intersection of Spalding Drive and Peachtree Parkway in Gwinnett County.
Morales-Flores was arrested on charges of DUI and driving without a license, police said.
Chapman’s mother said she and her husband said officers broke the news about their son’s death.
“It was surreal and I knew ... this isn’t a dream,” Julie Chapman said. “I’m not going to wake up from it.”
Carl Chapman cried as he told the news station, “I really couldn’t believe it.”
He and his wife have started a GoFundMe page to raise money for Chapman’s 5-year-old son. In its first day, donors contributed more than $20,000.
DONATE: GoFundMe for Wesley Chapman
“If you can't give money,” Carl Chapman wrote on the fundraising page, “please give your word that you won't drink & drive.”
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