San Diego

Driver Held on $3M Bail in Fatal Vintage Porsche Crash

Hyun Jeong Choi, 33, faces three felony charges

The woman accused of crashing her car into a vintage Porsche on Easter Sunday, killing one person and seriously injuring another was ordered to be held on $3 million bail Friday.

Hyun Jeong Choi, 33, faces three felony charges including murder, gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and DUI under the influence of drugs causing injury.

Amanda Walzer, 43, died in the collision that happened March 27 at 5:30 p.m. on Pomerado Road between Caminito Alto and Sycamore Test Road.

Investigators said Choi veered out of the eastbound lane into the left turn lane before driving over the raised median into oncoming traffic.

Walzer was riding in a 1956 Porsche that has only lap seat belts and no airbags. The man driving the Porsche suffered serious injuries, according to San Diego Police investigators.

Choi pleaded not guilty when arraigned Friday. She faces a maximum of 22 years to life if convicted of all three charges. 

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