- Associated Press - Friday, November 21, 2014

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The family of a man struck by a drunk driver who drove with the dying victim on her windshield is suing the Southern California drug rehab center where she worked.

The Los Angeles Times says (https://lat.ms/1AtTncW) the wrongful death suit filed Thursday alleges Twin Town Treatment Center in Torrance was negligent because it failed to properly monitor Sherri Lynn Wilkins.

At the time of the crash on November 24, 2012, Wilkins told police she was heading home from work. The treatment center denies she was working at the facility that day.

CEO David Lisonbee said the center hasn’t received notice of the lawsuit.

Prosecutors said Wilkins’ blood-alcohol level was nearly twice the legal limit when she struck 31-year-old Phillip Moreno.

She was sentenced to 55 years to life in prison.

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