Lawrenceville Drunken Driver Pleads Guilty in Student's Death

By BobKerlik | Tribune-Review/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 6, 2008 | Go to article overview

Lawrenceville Drunken Driver Pleads Guilty in Student's Death


BobKerlik, Tribune-Review/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review


North Catholic High School junior Adrienne T. Keil never knew she was going to receive a humanities award from her school.

A Lawrenceville man plowed into her with his minivan on a sidewalk while he was drunk, killing her nearly a year ago.

But Keil's godfather, Jack Ferris, wanted people to know about the University of Rochester's Frederick Douglas and Susan B. Anthony Award in Humanities and Social Sciences. He accepted the award on her behalf two months ago.

"I'm very proud of her," Ferris, 55, of Castle Shannon said Friday at the Allegheny County Courthouse. "The irony here is that Adrienne was killed by a person who perhaps she was going to devote a career to helping."

Angelo V. Rodriguez, 42, pleaded guilty yesterday to 23 charges and faces more than 50 years in prison when Common Pleas Judge Jeffrey A. Manning sentences him April 1.

Rodriguez killed Keil, 17, of Bloomfield, and severely injured Sheldon Hawkins, 26, when his Dodge Caravan jumped a curb Jan. 27, 2007, and struck both victims in the 5500 block of Penn Avenue in Friendship.

"I'm terribly sorry that this happened. I'm terribly sorry for the families," Rodriguez said as he was led back to jail. "I never meant to hurt anybody."

Hawkins used a walker to help him get into court. …

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