Woman charged with drunk killing of her bride in South Carolina, seeks bail
COLUMBIA, SC (AP) – Defense attorneys are asking for bail for an alleged drunk driver, according to police slammed into newlyweds Drive down a South Carolina beach road and kill the bride.
Jamie Komoroski’s lawyers filed a motion last week, news outlets reported, saying she posed no escape risk or danger to the community. A request was made to set bail at $100,000, with conditions involving participation in an inpatient rehabilitation program, continued care from their mother, and no access to a vehicle or alcohol.
Komoroski, 25, was charged with manslaughter and three counts of drunk driving in the April 28 accident in Folly Beach, which resulted in serious bodily harm killed Samantha Miller, 34, and injured groom Aric Hutchinson. A toxicology report showed that Komoroski had one Blood alcohol level of 0.261 and authorities said she was driving well over twice the speed limit when she crashed into the back of a golf cart while exiting the wedding party.
“Jamie Lee Komoroski’s personal attributes, coupled with her strong family support and community ties, strongly favor her release from custody,” the filing reads. It also states that Komoroski has struggled with alcohol addiction, depression and anxiety for years.
“Jamie, with the support of her family, is determined and ready to engage in intensive, inpatient substance abuse and mental health rehabilitation immediately upon her release,” the filing reads.