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The driver accused of killing a bride on her wedding night while allegedly drunk behind the wheel, was freed from prison Friday — less than a year after the deadly crash.

Jamie Lee Komoroski, 26, exited the Sheriff Al Cannon Detention Center in North Charleston, SC alongside her father Charles after her bond was posted at $150,000 earlier that day.

Komoroski, who wore a black hoodie and hid behind her father, was rushed into an SUV outside the jail before hastily taking off in the rain, ABC 4 footage from outside the jail showed.

Jamie Lee Komoroski exiting the Sheriff Al Cannon Detention Center in North Charleston, SC alongside her father Charles. ABC 4 News
It’s the first time Komoroski has been out of jail since the deadly crash. ABC 4 News

As part of her release, Komoroski will be placed under house arrest in Charleston County, South Carolina, with a SCRAM ankle monitor — a device worn on the ankle of “DUI and high-risk alcohol clients” that tests the person’s sweat for alcohol 24/7.

She must remain in Charleston County and will only be permitted to leave her approved residence for medical emergencies or court orders, according to court records.

The accused drunk driver will also be restricted from driving and has surrendered her passport.

Judge Michael Nettles had ordered Komoroski at a hearing on Aug. 1, 2023, to remain behind bars because she was considered a flight risk. 

However, the judge ruled Komoroski was allowed out on bond if her trial was not scheduled to start before March.

Chris Gramiccioni, Komoroski’s attorney, said Friday that his client was “not a flight risk or danger to the community” before her release.

A trial date has not yet been scheduled, according to the Charleston County court.

It marks the first time since Komoroski has been out of jail since she allegedly slammed her Toyota Camry into a golf cart carrying Samantha Miller, 34, and her new husband, Aric Hutchinson, 36, as they left their beachside wedding reception at Folly Beach on April 28, 2023.

Prosecutors claim she had a blood alcohol level of 0.261 — three times over the legal blood-alcohol limit — and was driving 65 mph in a 25 mph zone when she slammed her vehicle into the wedding party as they left the reception.

Komoroski is accused of killing Samantha Miller, and injuring her new husband, Aric Hutchinson, as they left their beachside wedding reception at Folly Beach on April 28, 2023. FOX

Miller died at the scene in her wedding dress, her new husband sustained a brain injury, and two other passengers were also hurt.

Komoroski had allegedly been so drunk that she told responding officers, “All the sudden something hit me,” and repeatedly said, “I did nothing wrong,” in a daze of confusion.

The bride’s grieving mother, Lisa Miller, said Thursday that she wants her daughter’s accused killer to be slapped with “the most restrictions possible” while free on bail.

She was allegedly driving 65 mph in a 25 mph zone when she slammed her vehicle into the wedding party as they left the reception. Folly Beach Police Department
Aric and Samantha Hutchinson moments as they left their wedding, moments before the deadly crash. 9th Judicial Circuit, South Carolina

“I want that to include house arrest, ankle monitoring and not being able to leave the state,” she said, painstakingly adding the past year has been “very challenging.”

“We were all expecting she would have been bonded out first time [last summer] but luckily the judge kept her in, I think that was to do with our impact statements.”

Komoroski has been charged with four felony charges in connection to the deadly crash.

She faces up to 25 years in jail.

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