Legless driver, friend both slapped with DUIs

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May 19, 2006
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Aug. 29, 2007, 8:00PM

Associated Press

ABBOTSFORD, Wis. — Police cited a legless man and his friend with drunken driving — the third and second such arrests for the men, respectively — saying the amputee was at the wheel while his friend worked the pedals.

Harvey J. Miller, 43, was steering the 1985 Chevrolet truck and Edwin H. Marzinske, 55, was operating the pedals when they were pulled over Aug. 18, according to a police report.

Miller, who was sitting in the driver's seat, told officers he had too much to drink, but argued he wasn't really driving since Marzinske was on the brake and the accelerator, police said. Marzinske was arrested on the same charge.

Miller received a citation for a third drunken driving offense. Marzinske was cited for a second drunken driving offense. Both men also were cited for driving after their licenses had been revoked.

A third man in the truck, also drunk, walked himself home after the traffic stop, police said.

Legless driver, friend both slapped with DUIs | Chron.com - Houston Chronicle


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