An 18-year-old St. Petersburg man has been arrested and charged with DUI manslaughter after a car accident that killed his uncle.
Daniel Kelly Smith of 829 21st Ave. N also was driving with a suspended driver's license at the time of the Oct. 6 crash, said Officer Mike Jockers.
Smith, who works at J&K Electric, was behind the wheel of a 1995 Pontiac Firebird at 2:24 a.m. when he lost control and crashed into a drainage ditch.
His uncle, Brady Smith, 34, was sitting in the passenger seat. He was killed.
Police said Daniel Smith had a blood-alcohol level of 0.162, twice the level at which Florida law presumes a motorist to be impaired. He was released from the Pinellas County Jail after posting bail.