Suspect bails out of jail after beach crash killed NC tourist on central Fla beach

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DAYTONA BEACH, Florida — A 35-year-old man has bailed out of jail following a crash that left a tourist from North Carolina dead.

Shawn Patrick Doolan faces DUI manslaughter charges in the death of 45-year-old Elizabeth Braly who was visiting from Hendersonville, North Carolina. He left the jail without comment and covered with a comforter. There was no word whether he had hired an attorney.

Braly was finishing up a Florida vacation by taking pictures on the beach with her son, daughter-in-law and friends on Tuesday night. The Florida Highway Patrol says Doolan was speeding when the crashed through a gate and tollbooth on an approach to the beach and hit Braly.

Highway Patrol spokeswoman Kim Montes told the Daytona Beach News-Journal ( ) that Doolan is a truck driver with no local criminal history.

Information from: Daytona Beach (Fla.) News-Journal,

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