FHP: Man arrested for DUI in 2020 crash that killed 1 woman, injured another in St. Johns County

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A man was arrested for DUI in a 2020 crash that killed one woman and injured another, the Florida Highway Patrol said Wednesday.

In addition to DUI, David Anthony Petrzala was arrested for leaving the scene of a crash involving death and serious injury, FHP said.


St. Johns County’s online jail log also shows that Petrzala, 65, is also facing a charge of vehicular manslaughter.

FHP said Petrzala was under the influence on U.S. 1 on Sept. 2, 2020, when he rear-ended a vehicle, causing it to overturn. The crash killed one woman and seriously injured another.

Petrzala is being held in the St. Johns County Jail on a $400,000 bond.

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