Lou Ann Ransom, right, is comforted by her son Jeff Moritz after she testified in the trial of Jeffrey Scott Ryals on Monday at the Collier County Courthouse. Ransom was driving a rented Ford Taurus on the night of February 23, 2002 when someone driving a pick-up truck owned by Ryals collided with the Taurus at the corner of Pelican Bay Boulevard and U.S. 41. Ransom's husband Michael Moritz died as a result of injuries ten days after the accident. Ryals is charged with vehicular homicide, leaving the scene of a crash that results in death and leaving the scene of a crash with injury.

Photo by LEXEY SWALL, Daily News

Lou Ann Ransom, right, is comforted by her son Jeff Moritz after she testified in the trial of Jeffrey Scott Ryals on Monday at the Collier County Courthouse. Ransom was driving a rented Ford Taurus on the night of February 23, 2002 when someone driving a pick-up truck owned by Ryals collided with the Taurus at the corner of Pelican Bay Boulevard and U.S. 41. Ransom's husband Michael Moritz died as a result of injuries ten days after the accident. Ryals is charged with vehicular homicide, leaving the scene of a crash that results in death and leaving the scene of a crash with injury.

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