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Giovanni Vaccarello a retired machinist form Brooklyn New York never took the safety of his family for granted He often drove Maria 18 and Concetta 17 to their part time jobs John his fourteen year old son was to wear a beeper at all times so that he would never be out of reach Giovanni routinely walked Cathy his wife of twenty five years one block to her job at the beauty salon But with all the precautions Giovanni took nothing could stop him from Abraham Meyers a 25-year-old janitor from Brooklyn At about 1130 on May 1 1994 Giovanni left the Russos catering hall in Queens with Cathy Maria and Concetta John lingered behind as the others crossed the street and headed for the car It was then that Meyers allegedly going at speeds over 70 mph without headlights on smashed into them sending the Vaccarellos flying Maria and Concetta died instantly while Cathy held on for a few hours on life support before dying Giovanni escaped with his leg broken in three places but suffered a heart attack that kept him in the hospital for a month Meyers blood alcohol was tested at 2 double the legal limit for driving while intoxicated This was not the first time he would face charges for driving under the influence of alcohol he has had his license suspended 26 times and has drunk driving convictions dating back to 1967 Although Meyers kept driving without a license he never spent one day in jail He now faces up to life in prison but this is of no consolation to the Giovanni family People October 17 1994 Over the last fifteen years there has been a major improvement in the number of alcohol related accidents and deaths all over the country Between the years of 1982 and 1992 the number of fatalities due to alcohol-related accidents dropped 30 percent from 25000 to 17000 These numbers are the direct
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