Elder Not DUI In Fatal Accident – Says Attorney

Lawyer tells about Stuart Elder’s heroics for his passenger.

An attorney for a Pacific Grove luxury home builder involved in an April 7 collision that left two Pebble Beach women dead and another woman seriously injured issued a statement Monday saying his client was not under the influence of alcohol when the accident occurred.

The statement, emailed to reporters from the office of San Francisco Bay Area defense attorney Paul Nathan Puri, said Stuart Elder, 30, expressed condolences for the deaths of Linda La Rone, 65, and Sharon Daly, 72. They formerly owned a local pet store.

Puri described his law firm as a boutique practice that specializes in “defense against serious accusations and restoring the reputations of good people in their communities.

Elder Not DUI In Fatal Accident – Says Attorney