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World Trump: We're going to 'see if we can do something' about fatal crash involving diplomat's wife

02:55  10 october  2019
02:55  10 october  2019 Source:   nbcnews.com

Late teen's family wants US diplomat's wife to lose immunity

  Late teen's family wants US diplomat's wife to lose immunity The parents of British teenager who was killed in a traffic accident involving an American diplomat's wife are planning a trip to the United States as they lobby for the woman's legal immunity to be lifted. Harry Dunn was riding a motorcycle that collided with a car outside a British air force base in England. The August crash killed the 19-year-old Dunn.The diplomat's wife subsequently left Britain. His family appealed Saturday for anyone who saw her departure to share information.Dunn's parents, Charlotte Charles and Tim Dunn, say they are going to New York and Washington to build support and to pressure U.S.

“ We ’ re going to speak with her and see what we can come up with, so that there can be some healing," Trump said. Dunn's parents told NBC News they were informed that the diplomat ’ s spouse had gone back to the U . S . when they had a meeting with the police a couple of days after their son's

Trump - We 'll speak to diplomat ' s wife about crash Jump to media player US authorities will speak to the diplomat ' s wife who was involved in a fatal UK crash , says Mr Trump .

President Donald Trump on Wednesday addressed the death of a British teen allegedly killed in a crash with a car driven by the spouse of a U.S. diplomat, telling reporters that he had discussed the matter with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in a phone call.

a group of people posing for the camera: Image: The Parents Of Harry Dunn Brief Media After Meeting Foreign Secretary Raab© Peter Summers Image: The Parents Of Harry Dunn Brief Media After Meeting Foreign Secretary Raab

"We're going to speak to her very shortly and see if we can do something," Trump said. "It was an accident, a terrible accident."

The woman, Anne Sacoolas, 42, has since returned to the U.S. She is a suspect in the investigation into the fatal crash that killed 19-year-old Harry Dunn in the village of Croughton, England, in late August, according to British police, who said last week they were pursuing "diplomatic channels" to ensure the investigation continues.

UK says fatal crash suspect doesn't have diplomatic immunity

  UK says fatal crash suspect doesn't have diplomatic immunity British media are reporting that the wife of an American official who left the U.K. after being involved in a fatal road accident no longer has diplomatic immunity. BBC and Sky News said Sunday that U.K. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab had told the family of Harry Dunn that "immunity is no longer pertinent" because the suspect has left the U.K. The Foreign Office declined to comment.Dunn, 19, was killed in August when his motorcycle collided with a car outside a British air force base in southern England used by the U.S. military. The alleged car driver, Anne Sacoolas, who is married to a U.S. official, subsequently left Britain.

“With the amount of diplomats we have in the U.K., we can ’t have someone go out and do something like that again and leave another family to suffer “ We are determined to see it through, we won’t stop. We will go to Washington if we have to,” she added. “Maybe President Trump will look at this

The wife of an American diplomat in the UK who was involved in a fatal collision with a British teenager claimed diplomatic immunity to flee the country. He urged her to return to the UK to face questioning, adding: " If we can 't resolve it, then of course I will be raising it myself, personally, with

Dunn was driving a motorcycle when he collided with a Volvo XC90 going the wrong way, according to police. The U.S. State Department confirmed to NBC News that the Volvo driver was the spouse of a U.S. diplomat assigned to the United Kingdom.

a person posing for the camera: Image: Harry Dunn's parents say they want justice for their son.© Courtesy of the Dunn Family Image: Harry Dunn's parents say they want justice for their son. British prosecutors have not yet said whether they would recommend charges in this case.

"We're going to speak with her and see what we can come up with, so that there can be some healing," Trump said. "There's tremendous anger over it. It's a terrible incident, there's tremendous anger, and I understand the anger from the other side."

Trump's 'bombshell' offer to family of British teen killed in car crash: Diplomat's wife is in next room

  Trump's 'bombshell' offer to family of British teen killed in car crash: Diplomat's wife is in next room "The bombshell was dropped not soon after we walked in the room: Anne Sacoolas was in the building and was willing to meet with us," Dunn's mother said.The family of a British teenager killed in a wrong-way crash involving the wife of an American diplomat said President Donald Trump dropped a "bombshell" during a meeting at the White House, revealing that the woman was waiting to meet them in the room next door.

to waive the immunity of a diplomat ' s wife who was allegedly involved in a fatal collision in the UK. " We want to see justice done for the family, and secondly as a mother I’m sure she’s going Ms Charles said: " If we have to we will go to Washington. We don't want it to have to come to that

Boris Johnson urges return of US diplomat ' s wife over fatal crash – video. He added: “ We can ’t grieve for him at the minute, we are unaware where we are going .” Charles said they learned that Sacoolas had left the UK after their son’s funeral.

The president said she was driving on the wrong side of the road at the time of the crash.

"That can happen, those are the opposite roads," he said. "I won't say it ever happened to me, but it did."

"She needs to come back and see what she's done," Charlotte Charles, the teen's mom, told NBC News on Saturday, fighting back tears.

American lawyer fatally shot in Pacific nation of Micronesia, officials say .
American lawyer Rachelle Bergeron was shot and killed on the Pacific nation of Micronesia on Monday evening.Rachelle Bergeron was shot as she returned home from her daily jog on the tiny island of Yap, where she served as acting attorney general of Yap State. Her husband was home at the time and called police, according to Yap State Gov. Henry Falan.

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