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April 25th, 2012
01:54 PM ET

Teen uses social media to raise awareness about drunk driving – The Camacho family explains

On the morning of April 13, Kirk Camacho was driving his two teenage daughters Bree Ann and Kaely to their mother's home when he was hit by an alleged drunk driver Sandor Guillen.

Kaely was killed in the crash and Guillen is being charged with five felonies in connection with the accident, including vehicular homicide, drunk driving, leaving the scene of an accident and driving with a suspended license. After his arrest, a judge initially held Guillen on a record $1 million bond, even though the standard amount for his charges is $45,000.

Kaely's sister Bree Ann used Facebook to garner community support in order to prevent the judge from lowering the bond. Bree Ann joins Starting Point today with her family to discuss the use of social media in raising awareness about important issues like drunk driving.


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