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Death of Princess Diana: Henri Paul, the Driver

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Contemporary news coverage and additional information pertaining to Henri Paul, driver of the black Mercedes limousine in which Princess Diana was killed when it collided with a pillar in a Paris tunnel, August 31, 1997.

Henri Paul

Wikipedia: "Henri Paul (July 3, 1956 – August 31, 1997) was the Deputy Head of Security at the Hôtel Ritz Paris and the chauffeur driving at the time of the automobile accident that killed him along with Diana, Princess of Wales, and her companion Dodi Fayed."

Prosecutor: Diana's Driver Legally Drunk

CNN: "The driver of the Mercedes in which Princess Diana died on Sunday had a level of alcohol above the legal limit in his blood, the Paris prosecutor's office said on Monday. 'The analysis of his blood showed a concentration of alcohol at an illicit level,' a statement said." (Sep. 1, 1997)

No Question Henri Paul Was Drunk

About.com: Alcoholism & Substance Abuse: "Overshadowed by the controversy it raised by showing for the first time a photograph of Princess Diana as she lay dying at the scene of the accident, a CBS 48 Hours investigation into the 1997 death of the Princess of Wales concluded that the impaired state of driver Henri Paul was the sole cause of the wreck that killed her and Dodi Fayed."
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