A male, Bretlee Ngiramengior, has been charged with the death of Rhea Saburo and injuries to others due to driving while drunk. He was charged with one count of Negligent Homicide in the First Degree and two counts of Negligent Injury in the Second Degree.
On November 16th, 2020, Mr. Ngiramengior was driving his friends, Travis Rilan, Rhea Saburo, Bunt Kumangai and a minor when he lost control of the vehicle between Ngetmeduch and KB Bridge, hitting the concrete retaining wall and into the electric light pole.
The accident caused the death of Ms. Rhea Saburo and injuries to other passengers.
According to statements from the passengers of the vehicle, the group has been drinking heavily prior to the accident. Two bottles of hard liquor and can of Budweiser were found inside the vehicle after the accident.
Statement from passengers said that Ngiramengior was quite drunk before they left, that he had difficulty walking and kept bumping into things.
After they left on their way to Koror, Ngiramengior was driving in such a way that one of the occupants asked him to slow down. Instead, the vehicle went offroad, slammed into the concrete retaining wall and then hit the electric pole.
Police report stated that all occupants were thrown about in the vehicle with Saburo being thrown from the back seat to the front seat.
Ngiramengior was at the scene and told the police that he was driving the vehicle and fell asleep at the wheel.
Ms. Saburo suffered internal bleeding, and bleeding on the right brain and succumbed to her injuries and passed away the morning after the accident.
Negligent homicide is Class B felony, punishable by 1-10 years imprisonment and optional fine of up to $25,000. Negligent Injury in the Second Degree is a misdemeanor, punishable by imprisonment of not more than a year and/or fine of up to $1,000.

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