Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed against Alleged Drunk Driver after Death of Cyclist

autoFollowing the death of 51-year-old Cyclist Walter Reyes in a road accident, his family has filed a wrongful death suit against the driver of the car, that hit him.

The accident happened on January 21, 2015, when Reyes and his friend Henry Hernandez, 40, were riding their bikes along Crandon Boulevard in Key Biscayne, Florida. Police said that the car driver, identified as Alejandro Alvarez, 21, was drunk at the time of accident.

According to the victim’s daughter Jennifer Reyes, 19, “Stupid actions have tragic consequences… Driving while under the influence is something completely preventable…There are multiple options to avoid getting behind the wheel. There are no excuses.”

The lawsuit names Alejandro Alvarez and his father as defendants.

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