Para­medic ac­cused of DUI in fa­tal crash

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Sunday) - - Local - By Wayne K. Rous­tan South Florida Sun Sen­tinel

A Welling­ton man is ac­cused of im­paired driv­ing af­ter a col­li­sion that killed a woman near West Palm Beach.

Bradley Gard­ner, 27, is charged with ve­hic­u­lar homi­cide, DUI man­slaugh­ter, DUI caus­ing prop­erty dam­age, and reck­less driv­ing caus­ing prop­erty dam­age for the death of Natalie Galvis, 23, of West Palm Beach, the Palm Beach County Sher­iff ’s Of­fice said.

She died about 3 a.m. May 7 when Gard­ner’s 2012 Dodge Ram pickup truck struck the pas­sen­ger side of her 2009 Ford Fo­cus at the in­ter­sec­tion of Mil­i­tary Trail and Belvedere Road, ac­cord­ing to the crash re­port.

The Ford flipped on its side, hit a wooden util­ity pole, and came to rest on the lot of a BP gas sta­tion. Galvis died at the scene, the re­port stated.

Gard­ner’s bond was set at $21,000 at his first court ap­pear­ance on Thurs­day.

At the hear­ing, at­tor­ney Michael Sal­nick said Gard­ner is a para­medic for the city of Riviera Beach and that he spent four years in the U.S. Navy.

South Florida Sun Sen­tinel news part­ner WPEC-CBS12 con­trib­uted to this re­port.

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