Double Drunk Driving Tragedy Narrowly Avoided

Michigan family on their way home from sentencing of drunk-driver that killed their son have frightening encounter with another drunk driver.

CHIPPEWA COUNTY, MI -- Just a couple of hours after the drunk driver who killed their son was sentenced to prison, a northern Michigan couple was nearly hit by another alleged drunk driver.

The Baragwanath family was driving home from court, in Chippewa County, not far from the memorial where their son was killed by a drunk driver, the unthinkable happened.

Another drunk driver swerved into their lane, running them off the road.

"I can't believe this is happening. said Laura Baragwanath when asked what was going through her head.  "What are the odds? You know, that coming home from the sentencing, it just means it's happening too much. If it can happen in my life twice, to directly effect me that much, it's happening too much."

Laura and her husband decided to follow the driver and call police.

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