NASSAU – A 23-year-old Pembroke man yesterday admitted causing the death of a tourist while driving while impaired.
David Thomas, of Cheriton Lane, appeared at the monthly arraignments session to face two charges.
He entered a guilty plea to causing the death of Alexander Michael Doty by impaired driving on August 1 in Pembroke. The Crown accepted a not guilty plea on a second charge of driving with excess alcohol in the blood.
Dr. Doty, 58, was a professor and chair of the Department of Communication and Culture in the College of Arts and Sciences at Indiana University’s Bloomington Campus.
The fatal accident occurred just hours after his arrival in Bermuda. He was struck by a motorcycle while walking along Pitts Bay Road.
The impact reportedly caused Dr. Doty to suffer serious injuries to his brain; he succumbed to his injuries at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital.
Thomas was released on bail pending sentencing and the results of a Social Inquiry Report.
Puisne Judge Carlyle Greaves set the case down for mention on November 1. (The Royal Gazette)
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