Florida Man Kills Bicyclist During a DUI

Carlos Bertonatti was arrested in the manslaughter of a bicyclist on the Richenbacker Causeway in Miami this past Sunday. Miami-Dade Police stopped Bertonatti in his silver Volkswagen as he dragged the crushed bicycle for blocks. Christopher Lecanne was the bicyclist killed in the incident. Bertonatti was charged with vehicular homicide and DUI manslaughter. Bail was set at $32,000.

An arrest for driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs is a serious offense, and a driver can be charged with a DUI offense if his or her blood alcohol level tests at .08% or higher. The state of Florida has some of the toughest DUI laws in the United States.


DUI and other drug offenses are regularly handled by the criminal defense Law offices of Ralph Behr. Please give him a call regarding your specific case and any details so Mr. Behr can help you as quickly as possible. All cases from Palm Beach down to Miami-Dade are within jurisdiction for the law offices and can be retained immediately. Do not hesitate one more day to get information about DUI law, case law regarding this issue, or your judge and severity.