Tallahassee man charged in fatal scooter crash found guilty

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Posted at 11:27 AM, Nov 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-16 06:31:28-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - A Tallahassee man charged in a fatal hit-and-run crash in 2016 has been found guilty of DUI manslaughter.

Andrew Weber, 35, was arrested back in January 2017 for a hit-and-run crash involving a scooter that killed one and sent a passenger to the hospital.

On Thursday, he was found guilty of DUI manslaughter, driving under the influence causing bodily injury, leaving the scene of a crash involving death. and leaving the scene of a crash involving personal injury. 

On Dec. 2, right before midnight, the Tallahassee Police Department was called to a crash on Apalachee Parkway at Richardson Road.

Officers said that Weber was driving his truck eastbound on Apalachee Parkway when he hit a black scooter that was turning onto the same road.

According to a probable cause document, video showed that Weber hit the scooter and kept driving until scooter caught fire. Weber then hopped out of his truck and ran from the scene. Court documents say Weber was found by police 37 minutes after the crash, hiding behind a row of bushes.

Later, a blood test revealed that Weber was 4.5 times the legal drinking limit. 

The driver of the scooter, 25-year-old Adrian Foushee was pronounced dead on scene. Weber and the other passenger on the scooter were transported to a local hospital for treatment.

On Dec. 3, Weber is due in court for a case management hearing at 10:30 a.m.