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Man gets kicked out of restaurant, hits patron with car, killing the victim, police say

california man gets thrown out of restaurant proceeds to run patron over with car killing them
Source: Santa Monica Police Department, Mega

Aug. 6 2021, Published 12:35 p.m. ET

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After being kicked out of a restaurant, a California man drove his car through the parking lot, hitting and killing one of the customers, police say.

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Around 1 a.m. Aug. 2, Nicholas Ralph Sloan, 29, was asked to leave Busby’s West Restaurant/Bar, the Santa Monica Police Department said.

Sloan was not happy about this, left the sports bar and got into his car, police said.

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Officials said he drove through the parking lot in an aggressive manner while trying to hit a customer standing in front of the business.

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However, Sloan only ran over the foot of that person, but instead struck another victim, who he knew and was with in the bar with that night, according to authorities.

The victim was taken to a local hospital, where he died from his injuries, cops said.

Sloan drove a dark-colored Porsche Panamera and he was later stopped for speeding by a California Highway Patrol officer, officials said.

He was originally booked for a DUI, but Santa Monica detectives arrested him and he was also charged with murder and assault with a deadly weapon.


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