State Wants Drunk Drivers Who Kill Parents To Pay Child Support

  • Oklahoma could become the latest state to saddle a drunk driver who kills a child’s parents with the financial responsibility for the orphaned youth.
  • Rep Jim Olsen, R-Roland, says that House Bill 1003 could create a harsher reality for those who chose to get behind the wheel while intoxicated and cause the death of a parent in a DUI-related crash in the Sooner State.
  • “What this bill does is attempt to hold people accountable if they make a very bad decision to drive drunk and out of the consequence of someone’s decision to drive drunk, they kill parents or a parent,” Olsen told The Center Square.
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