According to authorities, his blood alcohol content was almost twice Florida’s legal limit, and neither he, his wife, nor any of the six children in the back of the car were wearing seatbelts.
Remy was arrested, and two of the surviving children are now in the custody of a family friend.
Prosecutors released new evidence last month showing Remy commenting that he was “tipsy as [expletive]” and “driving like a [expletive] [expletive]” on the same evening of the fatal crash.
The following information was provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has several recommendations for staying safe when driving, including:
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