Woman hits pedestrian; drives 2 miles with dying man in windshield

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TORRENCE, Calif. —  An alleged drunk driver plowed into a pedestrian and then careened along with the fatally struck man remaining on her windshield for more than two miles before stopping, police said.

Sherri Wilkins, 51, of Torrance was booked on suspicion of drunken driving and manslaughter late Saturday night, police said.

Police say she struck Philip Moreno, 31, also of Torrance, on Torrance Boulevard near Madrid Avenue about 11:25 p.m.

Wilkins continued driving for about 2.3 miles with the man “embedded in her windshield,” said Torrance Police Sgt. Robert Watt.
She reportedly was persuaded to stop by witnesses who saw her pass by with the victim on her car.

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  • John Fuller

    Didn't I see this in an episode of The Hitchhiker when a rich socialite drove her Mercedes into her garage with a pedestrian stuck in the windshield?

    • Warrior

      That happened in TX the woman was a medical worker too and was convicted of murder. The guy wasn't dead and pleaded with her to call 911. Since she knew he was alive and could have been saved she was convicted of murder. The same DB should be up for murder instead of manslaughter because she got behind the wheel knowingly drunk. F-her.

    • Guest

      Totally agree. She chose to drink and drive and she ended up killing an innocent person. Hang her in the middle of town at high noon and make her an example of how NOT to drive. DUI is my number one pet peeve. Completely avoidable.