Hit-and-run trial expected to begin today

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Hit-and-run trial expected to begin today

The man accused of fleeing the scene of a crash that killed two people in Charlotte County will be in the courtroom for trial today.

Michel Brutus is scheduled to appear at 9AM.

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Hit-and-run trial expected to begin today

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JH FOXTODAY... A MAN CHARGED WITHKILLING TWO PEOPLE WHILE DRIVIDRUNK... HEADS TO TRIAL.PROSECUTORS SAY MICHEL BRUTUSCRASHED HIS CAR INTO A TREE, ONU-S 41 IN PORT CHARLOTTE, BACKIN 20-16THE TWO PEOPLE IN HIS CAR,BRITTANY BENI AND WESLEYCHERY...DIED IN THE CRASH.INVESTIGATORS SAY BRUTUS RANOFF, AND MADE IT LOOK LIKE CHERYWAS DRIVING THE CAR WHEN ITCRASHED.INVESTIGATORS SAY THEY PULLEDBRUTUS’ D-N-A FROM THE DRIVER’SAIRBAG, AND THEY ARRESTED HIMNEARLY A YEAR AFTER THE CRASH.BRUTUS WAS LATER OFFERED A PLEADEAL OF SERVING 11 YEARS BEHINDBARS... FOR CHARGES THAT CANOFTEN LAND CRIMINALS IN JAIL FORMORE THAN 30 YEARS... BUT THATDEAL WAS THROWN OUT WHEN THEJUDGE REFUSED TO SIGN OFF ON IT.BRUTUS IS BEING CHARGED WITHLEAVING THE SCENE OF A CRASH ANDOTHER CHARGES.HE IS SCHEDULED TO APPEAR IN ACHARLOTTE COUNTY COURTROOM AT 9THIS MORNING... HEAD TO FO

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