A man accused in a Sunday morning DUI manslaughter case had a blood-alcohol level more than three and half times the legal limit for driving, according to an arrest report.
Blood samples taken from Victor Felix Moreno, 26, showed a blood-alcohol level of .290, Florida Highway Patrol troopers reported. Moreno is accused of running a stop sign on Immokalee Drive at North Ninth Street, hitting and killing another driver, 81-year-old Joel M. Feinson.
After he was treated for minor injuries at NCH North Naples hospital, Moreno told Collier County sheriff's detectives he was "mentally distracted" at the time of the crash and was thinking about a female acquaintance. He still smelled strongly of alcohol during his interview five hours after the wreck, according to reports.
Moreno, of LaBelle, Fla., faces one charge of DUI manslaughter and three charges of DUI property damage. As of Monday, he remained at the Naples Jail Center in lieu of bonds totaling $16,000.