VA Beach DUI Injury Attorney Report – Virginia Beach Man Who Killed Friend in DUI Crash Disappears

By John Cooper, Virginia Beach Car Accident Injury Lawyer

A Virginia Beach man who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter over the drunk driving death of his friend, has become as a fugitive of the law after going missing.


According to, Cameron Crockett, 23, has not shown up for his sentencing hearings and has not been seen in Virginia Beach since early March.

As experienced Virginia Beach drunk driving attorneys we see numerous cases in which drunk driving destroys life.  This is a case in point and it now appears Cameron Crockett is giving himself even more problems by becoming a fugitive.

He was convicted of manslaughter for a DUI crash that killed Jack Korte in December 2008 in Virginia Beach.

“Court records show Crockett and Korte were leaving a party in December 2008 when Crockett’s car hit a tree. Korte died at the scene,” reported

According to investigators Crockett’s blood alcohol content was almost twice the legal limit.

In recent weeks our car accident injury attorneys in Virginia Beach, have reported on a number of drunk driving cases.

In February, 2012 a popular Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) student from Virginia Beach was killed when her car was hit by another student in Richmond. He was accused of a DUI.

In March 2012, a woman was charged with a DUI and other offenses after she allegedly drove into a police car.

In January, 2012, a woman was charged with a DUI after an accident in which a family was hit at a school bus stop.


The Virginia Beach personal injury law firm, Cooper Hurley, handles car, truck, and motorcycle injuries as well as brain injury, wrongful death, railroad workers’ injuries (FELA) mesothelioma and medical malpractice cases.

John Cooper grew up and was educated in Virginia Beach and handles many cases from the city. John Cooper and his partner Jim Hurley have more than 40 years of combined experience in handling personal injury claims.

John Cooper has been named to Virginia “Super Lawyers” since 2010 and has been a member since 2011 of the Multimillion dollar Advocates Roundtable. Cooper Hurley represents people hurt in accidents in Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News and throughout Virginia as well as in north eastern North Carolina. We always put the best interests of our clients first. The firm is recognized by other lawyers as “AV” by Martindale-Hubbell, a national attorney rating service, for our top level of legal skill and highest ethical standards. If you need help or advice about a serious injury, please call us at (757) 309-4711 or make an appointment to visit our Virginia Beach office at 4445 Corporation Lane, Suite #187, Virginia Beach, VA, 23462. For a free consultation with a specialized Virginia Beach, VA personal injury lawyer contact us through this website

About Cooper Hurley Law

Experienced personal injury attorneys John Cooper and Jim Hurley are the partners of the Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers. They are joined by attorneys Griff O'Hanlon and Bill O'Mara. The firm has a main office in Norfolk and client meeting locations in Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News, Suffolk, Hampton, Portsmouth and the Eastern Shore of Virginia. Cooper Hurley works with clients who have been injured in car, truck and motorcycle accidents, those who have lost a loved one in a wrongful death, and people hurt at businesses and by dangerous products.
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