A grief-stricken California father and husband shared photos of his wife and unborn daughter to show the consequences of drunk driving.
According to the Daily Mail, Zach Kincaid shared photos of his wife Krystil Kincaid,29, and their daughter Avalynn Onix in an open casket. The following caption read as ‘A drunk driver speeding down a two-lane highway at 85+mph in the wrong lane around a blind corner destroyed my family.’Krystil was eight months pregnant with Avalynn when she was killed in the DUI car crash.
On September 9, Marcos Forestal drove his vehicle in the wrong direction and crashed into Krystil’s vehicle. Police arrested and charged Forestal with gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated. He was held on a $75,000 bail. Prior to his arrest, Forestal live-streamed the aftermath of the incident after he struck Krystil’s silver Chrysler mini-van in Hemet.
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I had an accident. Guys, look at what happened to me. Man, a car crossed in front of me. Look at my car guys.’
Zach said on Facebook that Forestal will face less time due to his unborn daughter was not considered a person in the state.
‘The max sentence for killing my wife and daughter is 10 years max. The state of California doesn’t think there was intent, but I know driving recklessly in that manner, he didn’t intend anything good…. my daughter’s due date was October 9th, a 36 week old fully developed baby isnt considered a person in the state of California.’
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Forestal will appear in court on November 1 and is well known as the World Boxing Federation International Super Bantamweight champion. His manager, Cristina Carrillo released a statement in reference to the tragic incident.
‘I would like to extend my deepest condolences to those that have lost their loved ones in this horrible tragedy. At this time, we are cooperating fully with the ongoing investigation.’
A petition has been set up to help Zach achieve justice for his wife and daughter. The petition has over 79,000 signatures.