Pregnant Woman Dies After SUV Crashes Into Boutique

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Two people, including pregnant business owner Celeste Gaitan, were killed today after an SUV apparently lost control and slammed through the wall of a Kendall clothing boutique. The incident happened at Gaitan's store, Celeste & Co. Boutique, at 13357 SW 42nd St., around noon.

Few details are available, but CBS Miami reports that a male driver was behind the wheel with a female passenger, possibly his wife. Neither was seriously injured.

However, the impact instantly killed one customer, believed to be a female in her 20s. The woman was thought to have been sitting with the other victim, Gaitan, on a bench outside the salon.

Gaitan, who was six months pregnant, was transported to Kendall Regional Medical Center before being pronounced dead. Doctors were unable to save the fetus.

It appears the driver accidentally hit the accelerator before slamming into the storefront.

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Smaller SUV's are generally less expensive and get better fuel economy, but they have less cargo and passenger space. Larger models provide more room and towing capacity, but get poor gas mileage.

Geraldine C. Paez
Geraldine C. Paez

 Mr. PEDRO RUIZ should be charge with Manslaughter. PLEASE ANYBODY! SOME BODY! GUIDE ME!!!!

MANSLAUGHTER is a legal term for the killing of a human being, in a manner considered by law as less culpable than murder. The distinction between murder and manslaughter is said to have first been made by the Ancient Athenian. The law generally differentiates between levels of criminal culpability based on the mens rea, or state of mind. This is particularly true within the law of homicide, where murder requires either the intent to kill – a state of mind called malice, or malice aforethought – or the knowledge that one’s actions are likely to result in death; manslaughter, on the other hand, requires a lack of any prior intention to kill or create a deadly situation.

Geraldine C. Paez
Geraldine C. Paez

Mr.PEDRO RUIZ should be charge with Involuntary Manslaughter.YES it was involuntary but its still manslaughter; He killed 3 people  PLEASE ANYBODY! SOME BODY! GUIDE ME!!!!MANSLAUGHTER  is a legal term for the killing of a human being, in a manner considered by law as less culpable than murder. The distinction between murder and manslaughter is said to have first been made by the Ancient Athenian. The law generally differentiates between levels of criminal culpability based on the mens rea, or state of mind. This is particularly true within the law of homicide, where murder requires either the intent to kill – a state of mind called malice, or malice aforethought – or the knowledge that one's actions are likely to result in death; manslaughter, on the other hand, requires a lack of any prior intention to kill or create a deadly situation.

Nat
Nat

This is so sad. I used to go to that store and salon near by and she was so friendly a was always talking to everyone around. Always the good people go. So devestating.

Cane
Cane

how old is the driver is the question

Stefhh_x3
Stefhh_x3

He's either in his 60's or 70's . from what i heard .

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