Man Confesses Deadly Drunk Driving Incident Online

Chilling confession goes viral when young man admits to killing someone while under the influence.
2:14 | 09/09/13

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to do. Now we move on. Powerful words from a young man admitted in an online video that he killed a man while driving drunk. He's expected to be charged this week. This morning, the victim's family is reacting. Linsey davis has that story for us. Reporter: Initially, the man's face is blurred. His voice distorted. I ended up going the wrong way down a highway and struck a car and killed a man. Reporter: Then he reveals himself. My name is matthew cordle. On june 22, 2013, I hit and killed vincent canzani. Reporter: He explains what happened after a night of drinking with friends in ohio and pledges to take responsibility for the death of canzani. Later today, he's expected to be charged with aggravated vehicular homicide. He confessed through the website called because I said i would.Com. His video, which ends with him asking viewers not to drink and drive, have gotten more than 1 million views. He has an insurmountable amount of guilt. He doesn't want to cause other families the harm that he's done. Reporter: The family of canzani is torn. His two estranged daughters say they believe cordle only filmed that for publicity. Canzani's wife disagreed. He could have lied. He didn't choose to. He chose to tell the truth. Reporter: Meantime, his attorney says he hopes his message leads to change. He wants the spot light to be on the issues about drinking and driving. I'm begging you. Please don't drink and drive. Reporter: Just to be clear, cordle was already underinvestigation for the crash before he came forward. He's expected to be charged later today with aggravated vehicular homicide. A sentence that carries up to eight years in prison. Regardless of the motivation, he has a good message to not drink and drive. Now to the royal mistake at

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