George Russell Weller

 

 

Age: 94

 

Summary: retired salesman who gained notoriety at age 86 in 2003 as the motorist in a fatal car accident that killed 10 people and seriously injured 63 others as he drove his car through a crowded open-air marketplace in Santa Monica, California fueling a national debate in the United States on safety risks posed by elderly drivers, and who was later found guilty of 10 counts of vehicular manslaughter in 2006 but was sentenced to five years' felony probation and paid about $107,100 in fines later in life.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from a heart disease

 

Born: December 7, 1916

 

Died: December 9, 2010

 

Location: Santa Monica, California