If there's any time when you think you're safe from a drunk driver, 1 p.m. Sunday would seem to be it.
But a 42-year-old motorcycle driver found out otherwise, when a drunk driver plowed into him as he sat on his ride on a highway shoulder talking on his cell phone.
The man's identity has not been released. Shawn Jarmail Brown, 35, has been charged with intoxication manslaughter.
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Police say Brown was driving his Pontiac Bonneville northbound in the 12700 block of the South Freeway when he failed to maintain a single lane and drifted into the outside shoulder, killing the man who was sitting on his red Kawasaki.
The biker was pronounced dead at the scene.