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Man facing 6 charges after fatal crash involving golf cart near Seneca Park

Police say the driver charged and accused of hitting two men traveling in a golf cart near Seneca Park has been identified as Lazaro Pozo Illas.


The man accused of crashing his car drunk into a golf cart, killing  one person, was arraigned in court Monday morning. 

Thirty-year-old Lazaro Pozo Illas is facing six charges: DUI, murder, driving without a license, assault, and two counts of wanton endangerment. 

Police say he was driving northbound on Pee Wee Reese Road near Seneca Park when he hit the golf cart around 4 PM Sunday.

When authorities arrived, they say Illas agreed to take a breathalyzer test at the scene. According to court documents, his result was double the legal blood alcohol level at .160.

Illas has no criminal record.

He is being held on a $100,000 bond. His preliminary hearing is August 20th. 

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The scene of a fatal crash in Seneca Park on Aug. 11, 2019.

The deceased or injured victims have not been identified. 

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