Marine Arrested Following Fatal Wreck - WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports

03/15/06

Marine Arrested Following Fatal Wreck

A Beaufort County Marine is in jail charged with felony DUI and reckless homicide stemming from a fatal car wreck on March 5. Beaufort police arrested Lance Cpl. Jorge Cardona.

Lance Cpl. Sean Jackson was also in the car. Cardona was the driver. He lost control of the car, veered off the road, striking several trees and a utility pole, killing Jackson.

Jackson had been working on Parris Island since June of 2003.

A second passenger, Pvt. Jeremy C. Maxwell, was also hurt. He remains in the hospital.

Cardona's bond is set at $100,000.

Reported by: Jamie Ertle, jertle@wtoc.com

 

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