Nurse accused in fiery Los Angeles crash dealing with homicide costs

Nurse accused in fiery Los Angeles crash dealing with homicide costs

The nurse who allegedly prompted the fiery Los Angeles automobile crash that killed six individuals — together with a pregnant lady and her unborn youngster — was charged with homicide on Monday, prosecutors mentioned.

Nicole Lorraine Linton, 37, was hit with six counts of homicide, and likewise faces 5 counts of vehicular manslaughter, LA County District Legal professional George Gascón instructed reporters, calling the wreck “a horrible tragedy.”

Linton, a nurse with Kaiser Permanente’s West LA Medical Middle, is alleged to have been going greater than 100mph in a 35mph zone shortly earlier than blowing by means of a purple gentle Thursday afternoon.

Her Mercedes struck at the least 5 different automobiles, setting at the least three on hearth.

Fox 11 Los Angeles reported that tears could possibly be seen working down Linton’s face throughout her first courtroom look on Monday.

Asherey Ryan, who was pregnant, died within the crash, as did her 11-month-old son Allonzo, and her boyfriend Reynold Lester. The household was reportedly heading to a prenatal checkup on the time of the collision.

Two different girls have been killed within the crash. They haven’t but been publicly recognized.

Nurse accused in fiery Los Angeles crash dealing with homicide costs
Lorraine Linton had tears working down her face throughout a courtroom look on Monday.
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Nicole Linton
Linton was hit with six counts of homicide, and likewise faces 5 counts of vehicular manslaughter.
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Nicole Linton
She is alleged to have been going greater than 100mph in a 35mph zone.
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Video of the crash showed Linton's car speeding through the intersection.
Video of the crash confirmed Linton’s automobile rushing by means of the intersection.
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A bird's eye view of the crash.
Nicole Lorraine Linton was charged with homicide after allegedly inflicting a crash that killed six.
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Police respond to the scene.
Linton was allegedly driving greater than 100mph in a 35mph zone shortly earlier than blowing by means of a purple gentle Thursday afternoon.
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Six youngsters and two adults have been additionally injured within the wreck.

Linton was among the many injured, police mentioned. She has since been launched from the hospital and was being held in lieu of $9 million bail at LA County’s Century Regional Detention Facility, officers mentioned earlier Monday.

Asherey Ryan, who was pregnant, died in the crash, along with her 11-month-old son.
Asherey Ryan, who was pregnant, died within the crash, alongside together with her 11-month-old son.
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A California Freeway Patrol official mentioned the aftermath of the crash “nearly appears to be like like a struggle zone,” describing a scene of crushed and burned-out automobiles with automobile components scattered all through the road.

A car left totaled by the collision.
A California Freeway Patrol official mentioned the aftermath of the crash “nearly appears to be like like a struggle zone.”
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