Driver who crashed Corvette during test drive, causing salesman’s death is now a fugitive
ONTARIO, Calif. – A man who is accused killing a man when he crashed a Corvette during a test drive is now considered a fugitive.
On Feb. 23, 28-year-old Alex Demetro was taken into custody after he allegedly crashed a Corvette into a tree during a test drive.
Witnesses told KTLA the sports car was going at least 70 mph.
The crash killed 43-year-old Warren Smale, a salesman at CarMax.
On March 7, Demetro was charged with one count of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated, driving while under the influence of a drug causing injury and driving when privilege suspended or revoked with priors.
He was scheduled to appear in court on March 7, but never showed up.
At that point, an arrest warrant was issued.