Crime Stoppers offers reward for suspect on the run for 14 years - CBS46 News

Crime Stoppers offers reward for suspect on the run for 14 years

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WOODSTOCK, GA (CBS46) -

It's been 14 years since Dustin Inman died in a car crash, yet the pain his parents feel is still fresh.

"It sounds like a long time but to us it seems like it just happened," said Billy Inman.

Dustin Inman and his parents were on their way back from a fishing trip when their world came crashing down.

"We were sitting at the red light in Ellijah and Gonzalo Herrell plowed in behind us. He said he just fell asleep," said Billy Inman.

Dustin Inman and the family dog died at the scene. Billy and Kathy Inman were airlifted to the hospital with serious injuries. Kathy Inman, who suffered a crippling brain injury, wouldn't leave for another five months.

"It hurts like crap. It's like cramps 24 hours a day, seven days a week," said Kathy Inman.

Herrell, who is an illegal immigrant, was also taken to the hospital, but he walked away before he could be arrested. Authorities say he's been on the run since.

"It shouldn't have happened if he had not been here. We are paying the consequences for it," said Kathy Inman.

Herrell is facing multiple charges including one count of homicide by vehicle and two counts of serious injury by vehicle. Crime Stoppers recently agreed to take up the case and is offering a $4,000 reward.

"Speak up and turn him in. I would like him to think about what he has done to our family, and it isn't just me and her, it's my family on my side and her family on her side," said Billy Inman.

If you have any information connected to the case, call Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS (8477).

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