Early in the morning of August 22, 2010, Lindsay Armada was headed home from a night of partying with friend at Downtown Miami's late-night hotspots, Nocturnal and Space. Armada was driving on the Palmetto Expressway when she tried to pass a car, but instead struck a curb and lost control of her car. State troopers reported that Armada then crashed into a tree on the side of the highway. The crash killed two of her passengers, Nicolas Garzon and Luis Suarez, and left the third passenger, Ashley Tellez, in a body cast for six months. A witness estimated that Armada was traveling at a speed of about 90 miles per hour.
The second time is not the charm for South Florida Polo mogul John Goodman. Goodman was sentenced today to 16 years in prison in a re-trial for a fatal accident 2010. He was charged with DUI manslaughter and vehicular homicide. Goodman was originally convicted last month, but the sentence was thrown out after the defense successfully argued that there was juror misconduct.