Negligent driver to pay compsentation to victim’s family

A man convicted on a negligence charge in the death of a pedestrian will have to pay the victim’s family fifteen thousands in compensation. On Tuesday, Orange Walk resident 63 year old Orlando Ramirez was found guilty of Causing Death by Negligence – a charge that stems from a 2011 accident that took the life of 52 year old Justo Tzul. Yesterday, was Ramirez’s mitigation hearing, where he was ordered to pay $8,000 dollars by December 31st of this year and a compensation of fifteen thousand dollars to Tzul’s family – that money, Ramirez told the court, will be paid by his insurance.

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