A boxing prospect pleaded not guilty to a felony vehicle manslaughter while intoxicated last Wednesday after a collision left a pregnant California woman and her unborn baby dead.
The crash killed Krystil Kincaid, 29, as she was driving a minivan in Hemet around 8:30 a.m. Sunday, when Marcos Forestal veered into her lane at a high speed, the Los Angeles Times reported.
Shortly after the collision, This is online to see the crash on social media and appeared to blame Kancaid, a mother of three, who was eight months pregnant, for the crossing for him, NBCLA reported.
“I had an accident,” he said in Spanish, do not look directly at 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 Veronica Bentley, told the news station.
Forestal, 28, sustained minor injuries and was transferred to the prison where he is 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 release of his former manager Gary Hyde said he beat 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 career of the former champion and 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 keeps track records of boxers, Forestal is 9-0 in the professional ranks. He last fought in June, according to the site.
His manger Christina Carillo, of Jab Management International Inc., said at the Time 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.”