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Salma Hayek's Brother

Cops May Recommend Manslaughter Prosecution

Over Car Crash

4/22/2014 1:34 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Salma Hayek
's brother Sami may have gunned his muscle car just before getting into a fatal car crash, and cops are thinking of referring the case to the D.A. for manslaughter prosecution.

LAPD got a search warrant -- obtained by TMZ -- which allowed them to root through the car Sami was driving -- a 2006 Ford GT.  Cops were zeroing in on a device called an RCM -- restraint control module, which is like a black box for cars.

Cops believe the RCM will confirm the stories of some eyewitnesses ... that Sami gunned his car and lost control, which then caused him to fishtail over the center line and hit a car coming in the opposite direction.

According to the search warrant, cops reveal they anticipate sending the case to the L.A. County D.A. for possible felony vehicular manslaughter prosecution.

The legal docs don't reveal the results of the RCM analysis.

And, according to the search warrant, Salma and her husband OWN the car and he often drove it when they were out of town.  Under California law, if the victim's family sues, the registered owners could also be on the hook.

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42 COMMENTS

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16.

Cookie Lady    

He's nobody resting on the laurels of being related to somebody. If he thought that would make him invincible to harming himself or somebody else I guess he got schooled. PROSECUTE.

147 days ago
17.

JermaineJacksonsHairline    

Hopefully he was not impaired.

147 days ago
18.

thomas    

I am sure the car is directly in Salma and her husband's name and not, I don't know an SPE (Special Purpose Entity) or other LLC. They probably lots of these set up for all their assets around the world...for tax and liability reasons.

147 days ago
19.

JermaineJacksonsHairline    

This would be a good time for Selma to say that her bro took the car without permission.

147 days ago
20.

Bkshorti    

I don't feel she should have to pay for what her brother has done. Everything should fall on him.

147 days ago
21.

coathanger    

A 2006 Ford GT isn't a muscle car.

147 days ago
22.

Batluva    

Who died? His car looks totaled , I'm assuming the truck was the other car?

147 days ago
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