Man killed in Monmouth drunk driving accident

One man was killed as a result of a drunk driving accident in Monmouth.

According to Iowa police, the accident occurred on Highway 64 on Thursday night and a 75-year-old man was killed as a result.

A 63-year-old man has now been charged with suspicion of drunk driving and vehicular homicide. Details of the crash are currently under investigation at this time.

Our thoughts are with the friends and family of the victim at this time.

Iowa law enforcement officer charged with drunken driving

An Iowa law enforcement officer who was arrested over a week ago in Ames was charged with drunken driving Tuesday. Captain Chris Moline of Webster City was pulled over for drunken driving Sep. 6.

The Iowa officer was temporarily relieved of his command and reassigned until the case is complete, according to police authorities. Moline was part of the Iowa Department of Transportation's Motor Vehicle Enforcement Unit and was honored in 2001 by a professional police group for how he handled a 2000 police chase of a homicide suspect.

If you or anyone you know has been injured in a drunk driving accident, contact the Iowa drunking driving accident lawyers of LaMarca Law Group, P.C., at 877-327-2600.

State rep apologizes for DUI

Iowa State Representative Kerry Burt issued a statement Friday apologizing for his recent driving under the influence violation. 

The 44-year-old state representative will stand trial this week after entering a guilty plea Friday and receiving deferred judgment. As part of the judgment, Burt will serve a one-year probation, receive a $600 fine and take a drunk driving program. 

Burt was arrested Feb. 11 when he was pulled over and registered a blood-alcohol level of 0.129 percent, above the legal limit of 0.08 percent.

If you have been in a drunken driving accident, contact the Iowa drunk driving accident attorneys of LaMarca Law Group, P.C. at 877-327-2600.

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