Family of Texas A&M Student Killed by Drunk Driver Awarded $69 Million
The family of a Texas A&M student who was killed by drunk driver four years ago has been awarded 69-million dollars in damages.
A Brazo County jury determined the settlement against Pedro Puga based on his negligence in the case.
On September 15, 2019 19-year old Carly Beatty was walking with friends near campus when she was hit by the then 20-year Puga of Bryan,TX, who was driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol. Beatty died a week later.
Last February Puga was sentenced to 15-years in prison. at the time of the accident he ran off but was later caught. He pleaded guilty to both the manslaughter, accident involving death charges and evading arrest.
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