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Monday, June 6, 2022

Nigerian man, Patrick Ohanta, was killed by a drunk driver barely six weeks after his arrival in the United States of America

A Nigerian man, Patrick Ohanta was k!lled by a drunk driver barely six weeks after his arrival in the United States of America.

The 45-year-old University of Ibadan alumni was hit and k!lled by a car driven by the drunk driver while walking home after a job interview at about 5.20 PM, on May 3rd, 2022. 
 
The funeral date has been tentatively scheduled for Friday, June 24th, 2022, his family anounced in a statement on June 3. 
 
According to the police, Patrick fondly called “Pato” by friends was attempting to cross the Curtis-Coleman Bridge on foot when he was struck by the 29-year-old man, David Slaughter. 
 
The Alexandria Police Department said Slaughter was driving on the bridge when he drove onto the shoulder and hit the victim. Patrick was pronounced d£ad at the scene.
 
Slaughter was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated (fourth offense), operating a vehicle while under suspension, reckless operation of a vehicle and vehicular homicide. APD said impairment is believed to be a factor in this incident.
 
It was gathered that Patrick and his wife arrived in the US from Nigeria on March 19th, 2022, barely 6 weeks before the accident occurred.

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