Regina Goodrich has turned herself in on Thursday to Authorities
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida – Regina Goodrich has turned herself in on Thursday to authorities, for a hit-and-run last month that resulted in a fatality.
Police said Miguel Soler, 58, was killed July 1 in the hit-and-run crash after pulling over to take a photo in front of the Fort Lauderdale Beach welcome sign off Las Olas Boulevard.
At the time of the incident, Regina Goodrich was driving a late model Jeep Renegade which was registered to her father, Michael Goodrich who is a Broward County Women’s soccer coach.
Social media posts from Regina, show her drinking with friends just hours before the incident. Regina was in the car with two other people that day.
Upon surrendering, Goodrich was ordered to hand over her passport, and bail was set at $70,000. In addition she is forbidden from having contact with the other two individuals in the vehicle at the time of the incident.
Goodrich cried as the victims family spoke:
Regina destroyed my family, my 26-year marriage and left my son orphaned without a father,” Vivian Tamara Ramos Jimenez said. “We have been left alone and helpless as a consequence of Regina’s negligence and irresponsible behavior.
Prosecutors showed surveillance video of the crash in court, which shows Soler walking across the street and posing in front of the sign.
The vehicle was recovered near by. Goodrich pleaded guilty to leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death.