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Samantha Miller

  • Two bars accused of overserving a woman who authorities say drunkenly hit a golf cart carrying a newlywed couple away from their reception, killing the bride, have reached a tentative settlement with the groom, who was seriously injured.
  • A judge has denied bond for a 25-year-old woman accused of drunkenly slamming her car into a golf cart on Folly Beach and killing a newlywed bride still wearing her wedding dress.
  • A wrongful death lawsuit accuses several establishments of overserving the alleged drunk driver who police say slammed into newlyweds riding along a South Carolina beach road in a crash that killed the bride. The complaint alleges four bars gave "copious amounts of alcohol" to a "visibly intoxicated" woman before she drove 40 miles over the speed limit into the golf cart carrying the couple away from their wedding reception. The wreck killed Samantha Miller, 34, and injured the groom, Aric Hutchinson, and two other passengers.
  • The beach community where officials say a DUI driver killed a bride on her wedding night is rallying around the victim's family. Lisa Miller says people have bought her family food and offered oceanside condos since her daughter Samantha Miller, 34, died Friday in Folly Beach, South Carolina. The Charlotte, North Carolina, native was remembered as a positive person who sought to take care of everyone in her presence. "Sam doesn't want this to destroy our lives," Lisa Miller says. Now, she is urging drunken drivers to reconsider taking the wheel. Meanwhile, the groom, Aric Hutchinson, is recovering from a brain injury and numerous broken bones.
  • Authorities say a bride leaving her wedding reception was killed when a woman driving under the influence and well over twice the speed limit slammed into the back of a golf cart on a South Carolina beach road. Folly Beach investigators say data retrieved from Jamie Lee Komoroski's rental car indicated she was driving 65 mph and only briefly hit the brakes before she hit the golf cart around 10 p.m. Friday. Authorities say 34-year-old Samantha Miller of Charlotte, North Carolina, died in the wreck. Three others in the golf cart that was being driven legally were injured.