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Drunk driver hits and kills a man on a scooter in New Port Richey

NEW PORT RICHEY — A man died early Saturday after a drunken driver crashed into his scooter while fleeing the scene of another accident, police say.

Marc Thomas Boysen, 43, crashed his sedan into the back of a car stopped at an intersection of Main Street and U.S. 19 and then fled the scene around midnight.

The New Port Richey Police Department said Boysen then hit a man on a scooter, killing him instantly. But he continued driving with the man's body on the hood of his sedan and sideswiped another car.

He then pulled into the parking lot of the Winghouse on U.S. 19 and crashed into a parked car, which dislodged the body from his hood.

Bystanders pulled Boysen from the car and held him for police officers.

Boysen was charged with leaving the scene of a crash involving a death, leaving the scene of a crash with property damage, DUI property damage and felony DUI. He was booked into the Pasco County Jail.

The driver of the scooter wasn't identified Saturday because police hadn't yet reached his family.

Drunk driver hits and kills a man on a scooter in New Port Richey 07/23/16 [Last modified: Saturday, July 23, 2016 9:38pm]
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