Marcos Forestal is in charge with the vehicle homicide in the death of a pregnant California woman.
An aspiring boxer from Cuba pleaded not guilty to a felony vehicle manslaughter charge this week after an aleged DUI collision left a pregnant California woman and her unborn baby dead.
The crash happened during Krystil Kincaid, 29, of San Jacinto, was in conversation with her husband through the speaker, KTLA-TV of Los Angeles reported.
“The scream I heard out of her mouth before they touch — it’s haunting me,” man, Zach Kincaid told the station. “I heard the collision, I heard everything. I heard the silence, I heard the citizens try to pull her out, I heard that there was a fire.”
Krystil Kincaid, 29, and her unborn child were killed after a head-on crash with a suspected drunk driver.
Krystil Kincaid was driving a van in Hemet-about 86 miles east of Los Angeles — around 8:30 a.m. Sunday, when the boxer, Marcos Forestal, veered in to her lane at a high speed, the Los Angeles Times reported. She died in a hospital.
“The scream I heard out of her mouth before they touch — it is haunting me. I heard the collision, I heard everything. I heard the silence, I heard the citizens try to pull her out, I heard that there was a fire.”
– Zach Kincaid, husband of victim
Forestal is online to see the aftermath of the collision on social media and appeared to blame Kincaid, a mother of three, who was eight months pregnant, for the crossing for him, KNBC-TV reported.
“I had an accident,” he said in Spanish, looking directly into the camera and pans to his crashed BMW. “Look what happened to me guys, look.”
“You worry about your car and the fault of my daughter when you are the one who was drinking,” Kincaid’s mother, Veronica Bentley, told the news station.
Forestal, 28, had minor injuries and was transferred to a prison, where he was being held on $ 75,000 bail, according to jail records.
A felony settlement conference is scheduled for November, the paper reported.
Looking to advance his boxing career, the super bantamweight left the Guantanamo province of Cuba for Los Angeles a few years ago. A 2015 news release from his former manager Gary Hyde said Forestal had beaten former Olympic Robeisy Ramirez won three national championships in Cuba.
“He has what it takes to become world champion,” wrote Hyde, who also managed the former Cuban boxing standout Guillermo Rigondeaux. “We could not find a U.S.-based opponent Marcos because they said he was a different Rigondeaux and Olympic champion.”
According to Boxrec, a website that the numbers of the records of the boxers, Forestal is 9-0 in the professional ranks. He last fought in June, according to the site.
His manager, Christina Carillo, of Jab Management International Inc., told the L. A. Times she would not comment until an investigation of the principal to the alleged DUI crash was complete.
“I would like to extend my deepest condolences for those who lost their loved ones in this terrible tragedy,” He said in a statement. “Currently we are working fully with the ongoing investigation.”
In addition to her husband, Krystil Kincaid is survived by a daughter, 11 years old, sons aged 8 and 4, and a step-child, 14 years old, KTLA reported.
A GoFundMe page has been set up to raise mone for the family with the funeral costs.