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Man killed by car while kissing girlfriend on sidewalk in Brazil

A Brazilian couple paused for a kiss on a sidewalk while walking their dog in São Paulo, Brazil

A heartbreaking incident unfolded in São Paulo, Brazil, as Jonathan Ribeiro, 31, lost his life while sharing a tender moment with his girlfriend on a sidewalk.

The couple was out walking their dog on Sunday when tragedy struck, and a speeding car mounted the sidewalk, hitting them both and dragging them approximately 30 feet.

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Surveillance footage of the incident, revealed recently, captures the horrifying sequence as Ribeiro and his partner were pulled along the sidewalk before the car finally came to a halt.

Ribeiro was immediately rushed to Campo Limpo Municipal Hospital, but tragically succumbed to his injuries.

His girlfriend suffered injuries as well, including a fractured shoulder and bruises on her head and legs.

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The 30-year-old driver, whose identity remains undisclosed, was apprehended at the scene and is now facing a manslaughter charge.

Law enforcement administered a breathalyzer test, which indicated that the driver had consumed alcohol, although not exceeding the legal limit.

The vehicle was also searched, leading to the discovery of drugs.

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The driver, who claims to have no memory of the accident, was granted provisional release by a judge on the condition that he abides by several restrictions, including regular court appearances and refraining from certain activities.

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