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    BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. (WCCO) — A school bus driver pleaded guilty to criminal vehicular homicide earlier this month after fatally hitting a woman in Brooklyn Park in March 2020. Jason Rynders, 33, was driving a bus with children inside of it when he hit the woman, according to a criminal complaint. He entered a guilty plea Wednesday, according to court documents, as part of a plea agreement that will cap his prison sentence at 48 months. According to a criminal complaint, Rynders stopped the bus after hitting the woman near Humboldt Avenue North and Meadowwood Drive, then got back in and drove away. Officials later identified the woman as 45-year-old Devon Doherty. Surveillance video from a nearby home captured the bus hitting Doherty, as well as the bus leaving the scene. Rynders was seen on the video, according to the complaint, and children were visible inside the bus. Rynders was driving for NorthStar Bus Company at the time. He told investigators he heard a noise and left his bus, but did not think he hit anyone. Rynders will be sentenced...
    (CNN)The driver of a semi truck that plowed into traffic along Interstate 70 near Denver, killing four people, was convicted Friday of vehicular homicide and other charges, prosecutors said. Rogel Lazaro Aguilera-Mederos was behind the wheel of the semi in April 2019, traveling at 85 mph, when the brakes failed, he told investigators at the time. He tried to pull over to the shoulder to avoid stopped traffic but another semi had already stopped there, according to an arrest affidavit.JUST WATCHEDSemi plows into snarled traffic, ignites massive fireReplayMore Videos ...MUST WATCHSemi plows into snarled traffic, ignites massive fire 01:21Aguilera-Mederos, 26, told investigators "he thought he was going to die so he closed his eyes before hitting the stopped traffic," the affidavit said. In addition to four counts of vehicular homicide, Aguilera-Mederos was found guilty of 23 other charges, according to Colorado's First Judicial District Attorney's Office: Six counts of assault in the first degree -- extreme indifference; 10 counts of attempt to commit assault in the first degree -- extreme indifference; two counts of vehicular assault -- reckless; one count...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The driver in a high-speed crash that killed three people appeared before a judge Friday. Rodney Rodriguez was charged with three counts of vehicular homicide. Bond was set at $885 thousand. If he bonds out, he will be placed on house arrest. READ MORE: Mans Body Found In Yard Of Hallandale Beach Home The white Range Rover police said was driven by 24-year-old Rodney Rodriguez. (CBS4) The crash happened on August 31st. Miami-Dade police said a South Miami officer tried to pull Rodriguez over as he sped off the Palmetto Expressway and onto Sunset Drive, but they say he kept going westbound and struck the Kia at 92nd Avenue. READ MORE: Out Of Work? These Places Are Hiring The occupants of the Kia, Adalberto Hernandez-Cereijo, his wife Karina Diaz Chacon, and her mother, Elena Chacon-Diaz were killed in the crash. MORE NEWS: Florida Town Makes Money Magazines 50 Best Places To Live List Karina Diaz, was a beloved teacher at The Creative Learning Center in Kendall. Her daughter works at the school.
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A Florida man is now charged with vehicular homicide in a deadly wrong-way crash on I-95 early Tuesday morning. Irwin Rockwell, 38, of Ochopee, was denied bond on Friday. READ MORE: Nova Middle School In Davie Evacuated Due To Bomb Threat According to a police arrest affidavit, he was driving a 2017 Silver Equinox SUV heading south in the northbound I-95 express lanes near the Golden Glades interchange when he slammed head-on into a 2019 Subaru Outback around 5:00 a.m. at a high rate of speed on August 24. The impact caused the Subaru to plummet off the flyover into the grassy area below, a fall of about 85 feet, equivalent to an eight-story building. It landed on its roof and then burst into flames. Deadly crash on I-95. (CBS4) A Road ranger who saw the Subaru on fire, managed to pull the passenger, Ed Williams Gonzalez Ayala, out of the vehicle to safety.  Unfortunately, he could not get to the driver before the vehicle was fully engulfed in flames. Gonzalez Ayala was taken to Aventura Hospital...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff HAMPTON TOWNSHIP (KDKA) – A man will head to prison for a car crash that killed his passenger. READ MORE: Keep Up The Fight: Beth Slack Shares Her Story Of Being A Double Lung Retransplant Recipient RELATED STORIES: READ MORE: Ben Roethlisberger Surprises Freeport Football Team With New Uniforms Man Pleads Guilty To Homicide By Vehicle In Crash That Killed Passenger Man Charged With Homicide By Vehicle While Driving Under The Influence Following Deadly Hampton Township Crash Carl Keating was sentenced to five-to-11 years in prison for vehicular homicide, which he admitted to earlier this year, while he was driving under the influence. The crash happened on Route 8 in Hampton in 2019. MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Police Investigating Video Of Altercation With Officers On South Side Rebecca Koorsen was killed in the crash.
    Cameron Herrin was sentenced to 24 years in prison after pleading guilty to vehicular homicide. TikTok 21-year-old Cameron Herrin was recently sentenced to 24 years in prison for vehicular homicide. A cult following has grown on Twitter and TikTok, offering their support to him.  Some believe he is "too cute" to spend so long incarcerated.  Business Insider: A daily selection of curated stories Loading Something is loading. Email address By clicking ‘Sign up’, you agree to receive marketing emails from Insider as well as other partner offers and accept our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. In 2018, a mother and daughter died after being hit by a car Cameron Herrin was driving. Herrin was sentenced to 24 years in prison in April after pleading guilty to vehicular homicide. Now, a cult following on TikTok is voicing its support for him. Jessica Reisinger-Raubenolt, 24, and her 20-month-old daughter Lillia were crossing the street on Bayshore Boulevard in Tampa, Florida, when they were struck by Herrin's car and died. Herrin was participating in a street race at the...
    A Long Island man has been charged with vehicular homicide following the death of motorcyclist authorities say he hit while allegedly driving under the influence. The crash that killed a 35-year-old man took place at around 9:30 p.m., Monday, July 19, in Mineola, said the Nassau County Police. According to detectives, while making a left-hand “U” turn near the intersection of Old Country Road and Willis Avenue, John Marron, age 35, hit a westbound 2003 Kawasaki motorcycle driven by the victim. As a result of the collision, the motorcyclist was transported to an area hospital and was later pronounced dead by a staff physician.  An investigation revealed that Marron, of Mineola, was driving his vehicle in an intoxicated condition and was placed under arrest, police said.  Marron was charged with: Vehicular homicide DWI Reckless driving Reckless endangerment.
    The Dumont car salesman who caused three deaths during a wrong-way DWI crash on Route 80 was sentenced Thursday to 17 years in state prison, the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office said. Miguel Botero, 30, plead guilty in November to two counts of second-degree vehicular  homicide, one count of third-degree strict liability vehicular homicide and DWI, Acting Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll said. Botero, who had a BAC of .20, was headed west on the eastbound side of the highway in Parsippany-Troy Hills when his Jeep Grand Cherokee slammed into a Toyota Corolla on Oct. 18, 2019, killing Ronald Francois, 28, of Newark; Jalen Davis, 20, of Stanhope; and Julia Wells, 20, of Mine Hill, authorities said. ALSO SEE: Family Of Female Passenger Killed By Wrong-Way DWI Route 80 Driver Demands Justice Botero was sentenced to an aggregate term of 17 years in New Jersey State Prison, 12 of which are subject to the No Early Release Act’s parole ineligibility provisions, Carroll said. Each second-degree vehicle homicide charge carries a six-year sentence while the third-degree strict liability vehicular homicide charge carries five years, authorities...
    A 30-year-old woman from the Jersey Shore has been arrested in connection with a fatal head-on crash, authorities said. Ashley Watkins of Eatontown was charged with vehicular homicide on Friday, according to Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer. Watkins also was charged with DWI after fentanyl, Benadryl and marijuana was found in her blood, he said.  The fatal crash occurred in Brick Township on May 9, he said, but results of her blood draw came in last Tuesday, he said. Nancy Penrod, 78, of Brick died in the crash, the prosecutor said Monday. Watkins was charged with strict liability vehicular homicide and was issued motor vehicle summonses for Driving While Intoxicated, reckless driving and failure to  stay in her lane, the prosecutor said. At 9:45 a.m., on May 9, Brick Township police were called to the intersection of Lanes Mill Road and Greenwood Loop for a serious motor vehicle crash with injuries.  A 2011 Toyota Camry driven by Watkins was traveling southwest on Lanes Mill Roa, he said. She then crossed the center line of the roadway and collided head-on with a 2014 Dodge Caravan...
    A Hudson Valley man was sentenced to four to 12 years in prison after pleading guilty to aggravated vehicular homicide in connection with the drunk driving death of a Hudson Valley man. Ulster County resident Abram Almahri, age 21, New Paltz, was sentenced on Thursday, April 29, after entering the guilty plea and admitting to engaging in reckless driving while having a blood alcohol content of .18 or higher and while such driving caused the death of 25-year-old Jade Randazzo, said the Ulster County District Attorney's Office.  The charges stemmed from an incident on Henry W. DuBois Road on Friday, March 29, 2019.  A then 19-year-old Almahri drove a 2008 Volvo through several stop signs and rear-ended a car stopped at a stop sign, the DA's Office said. The speed and momentum caused Almahri’s car to continue into an embankment causing the car to overturn. Almahri had three other passengers in his vehicle.  Jade Randazzo, was killed and two other passengers suffered severe injuries requiring numerous surgeries and hospitalizations, officials said. The second driver, who was struck from behind, suffered...
    DENVER (CBS4)– The Denver District Attorney announced the charges against Patrick Layden, the man accused in a deadly crash on West 32nd Avenue and Lowell Boulevard earlier this month. Layden, 49, is facing two counts of assault, one count of vehicular homicide, and one count of vehicular assault in connection with the crash that killed Brad Brubaker and seriously injured his daughter. Patrick Layden (credit: Denver Police) Prosecutors claim that on April 10, Layden was driving a black Acura at a high rate of speed westbound on West 32nd Avenue when he crossed the double yellow lines, passed a vehicle prior to entering the intersection at Lowell Boulevard, drove into the intersection against the red light and struck a white Subaru in the intersection. READ MORE: We Are Angry: Karen Garners Family Shares Statement After Release Of More Controversial Police Video The driver of the Subaru, Brubaker, 46, was pronounced dead at the scene and the other person in the vehicle, his young daughter, was sent to the hospital with serious injuries. She has since been released from the hospital...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Minnetonka man is accused of running over and killing a woman on a Hopkins street while he was allegedly under the influence of pills. Cole Venables, 28, is charged with on count of criminal vehicular homicide, according to a criminal complaint. READ MORE: Derek Chauvin Trial, April 19 Live Updates: Attorneys Make Closing Arguments In Death Of George Floyd The complaint states Hopkins police responded to Mainstreet and 15th Avenue South just before 7 p.m. Friday for a reported injury crash. Officers found a woman partially pinned under a white Dodge Charger. They also found Venables at the scene. He told them he had fallen asleep while driving. His clothing and car-topper indicated he was delivering pizzas at the time. The woman — later identified as 26-year-old Olivia DeMeuse — was pronounced dead at the scene. A witness at the scene said she saw Venables’ car hit a light pole and run over DeMeuse. READ MORE: Stimulus Check Latest: Will You Be Receiving A Plus-Up Payment? Another witness, who was driving behind Venables, said she...
    A house worker for billionaire investor Ron Perelman has pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide and manslaughter nearly a year and a half after she was accused of killing a bicyclist in a drunken car crash in the Hamptons.  Lisa Rooney, 32, entered her plea on the two felony charges in Suffolk Supreme Court on Friday. She faces up to 25 years in prison at her sentencing on June 18.   Rooney was driving her 2019 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck through Montauk on the evening of October 30, 2019, when she struck John James Usma-Quintero, 28.   The then-30-year-old failed field sobriety tests and her blood alcohol level was found to be more than double the legal driving limit. Police also discovered several bags with cocaine on the floor of her car.  Usma-Quintero, a father-of-two from Colombia who was leaving his shift at a 7-Eleven in Montauk when he was mowed down, was taken to a local hospital and pronounced dead.  Lisa Rooney, 32,  pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide and manslaughter charges on Friday - nearly a year and a half after she was...
    DENVER (CBS4)– A driver involved in a deadly crash has been charged with vehicular homicide. Charges were filed against Donovan Bartlett, 41, on Thursday. Donovan Bartlett (credit: Denver DA) The crash happened on Feb. 12 at West Evans Avenue and South Zuni Street. Prosecutors say Bartlett was driving a silver Dodge pickup when he ran a red light at the intersection. He crashed into a van, killing one person inside and seriously injuring two passengers.
    A 32-year-old man from New Brunswick was arrested in the death of a co-worker struck and killed by a commercial truck, authorities said. Leovigildo Comisario-Salazar, 32, of New Brunswick was charged with vehicular homicide and driving while intoxicated, according to Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Chief Michael J. Biennas of the Monroe Township Police Department. An investigation found that at 4:08 p.m. on Friday, Comisario-Salazar was operating a commercial truck at 433 Schoolhouse Road when he struck and killed his coworker Pedro Lopez Lopez, 33, of New Brunswick, Ciccone and Biennas said.  Comisario-Salazar was charged with being under the influence of alcohol at the time of the crash, they said. The investigation is active and continuing. Anyone with information is asked to call Officer Daniel Mosakowski of the Monroe Police Department at (732) 521-0222 ext. 184 or Detective Jonathan Berman of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at (732) 745-4328.
    ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A former Alamogordo police officer has been sentenced to more than a decade behind bars for his involvement in a crash that killed one person and injured two others. Luke Maxwell Towner, of Tularosa, pleaded guilty in October to charges that include vehicular homicide and driving under the influence. His sentence, handed down earlier this month, also includes three years of supervised probation, the Roswell Daily Record reported. Towner was speeding when he rear-ended another vehicle at an intersection in Roswell on Dec. 5, 2019, according to court documents. Doug Annis, 26, was in the back seat of the other vehicle and died. Another man and woman were injured. Towner, who is now 31, told authorities he had been drinking whiskey earlier that night and was responsible for the wreck, court documents state. Towner served as a police officer in Alamogordo from 2013 to 2016, city officials said. Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Tags: New Mexico, Associated Press
    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Des Moines man who police say was driving drunk has been charged with vehicular homicide after a crash that killed a woman and injured her husband. Witnesses told Des Moines police that Bertoldo Zuniga, 67, was driving erratically and speeding Thursday night when he failed to stop and hit three vehicles at a stop light, WHO-TV reported. A passenger in one of the vehicles, Linda Vander Hart, 71, died of her injuries. Her husband, Daniel Vander Hart, 74, remains hospitalized. A criminal complaint says Zuniga was impaired at the scene and admitted to officers that he had consumed alcohol before driving. His blood alcohol level an hour after the crash was .171, according to the complaint. Zuniga was charged with vehicular homicide by OWI, vehicular homicide by reckless driving, serious injury by vehicle, OWI 2nd offense, and traffic violations. Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Tags: Iowa, Associated Press
    A Westchester woman has admitted to her role in a fatal crash on the Saw Mill River Parkway in Hastings-on-Hudson last summer and will now face time behind bars. Yonkers resident Kristen Lynn pleaded guilty on Tuesday, Dec. 8 following the death of a 28-year-old woman who was killed on the Parkway in July last year.  Specifically, Lynn pleaded guilty to a felony count of vehicular homicide. Shortly after midnight on Sunday, July 21, 2019, Lynn was driving a Lexus south on the Saw Mill River Parkway, when she rammed into the back of a Honda driven by Yonkers resident Danielle Gore-Johnson. Westchester County District Attorney Anthony Scarpino, Jr., said that Gore-Johnson’s car was pushed off the road, into the shoulder, and sent spinning sideways. It landed against a tree and split in half, killing Gore-Johnson. Lynn was driving in a reckless manner, at high speeds, and with a blood alcohol count well above the legal limit, prosecutors said. After crashing into the rear of the victim’s vehicle, Lynn’s car began skipping and spinning along the road. It then flipped...
    The driver of a dump truck involved in a summertime crash that killed a 1-year-old girl on Route 3 in Clifton was arrested and charged with vehicular homicide, authorities announced Tuesday. Chad Hines, 41, of Wantage remained free pending a first appearance Wednesday in Central Judicial Processing Court in Paterson, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Clifton Police Chief Thomas Rinaldi said in a joint announcement. Jamie Yarrish, 25, of Clifton had her infant daughter, Jaelynn, with her when a 2005 Mack Conventional Cab dump truck driven by Hines struck her 2019 Honda Civic on the westbound highway near Allwood Road the morning of Aug. 15, authorities said. The truck then struck a 2013 Subaru Outback operated by a 54-year-old Nutley man, they said. Yarrish's Civic then collided with a 2020 Chevrolet Traverse driven by another man, 35, also from Nutley. Jaelynn died after she and her mother were taken to St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center. Yarrish -- who reportedly suffered several fractures and a brain bleed in the accident -- required spinal surgery, her cousin said. Detectives...
    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska man who plowed his dump truck into the back of a stopped minivan will be sentenced in January in the deaths of two youths. A Sarpy County jury found Jesse O. Knight of Papillion, Nebraska, guilty on Friday of two counts of motor vehicle homicide, the Omaha World-Herald reported. The crash killed 10-year-old Stephen Young and his 16-year-old sister, Abby Young. Knight was also found guilty of misdemeanor reckless driving and pleaded guilty to operating a commercial vehicle without a commercial driving license. Kristy Young and her four children were in a 2016 Toyota minivan that was stopped at a red light in August 2019 when it was hit from behind. Stephen, who was about to enter the fifth grade at Millard’s Reagan Elementary School, was pronounced dead at the scene. Abby, who would have been a junior at Millard West High School, died at a hospital. Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Tags: Nebraska, Associated Press
    A 20-year-old Union man was arrested in Saturday evening's hit-and-run crash that killed a 43-year-old Ohio man. Jarell L. Patterson, 30, was charged with vehicular homicide in with the death of Ray D. Horace, 43, of Youngstown, Ohio, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose said Sunday. Horace was struck by Patterson while getting out of his parked car near Lyons and Schuyler avenues around 7:15 p.m., authorities said. Patterson continued driving but was eventually pulled over by Hillside police, Ambrose said. In addition to second degree vehicular homicide, Patterson was charged with leaving the scene of an accident and endangering an injured person. He is currently being held at the Essex County Correctional Facility in Newark.
    A Long Island man admitted to driving drunk and crashing into an ambulate, killing a retired NYPD detective who was inside being treated. Locus Valley resident Alvaro Gutierrez-Garcia pleaded guilty to aggravated vehicular homicide and other charges for his role in the fatal crash in Glen Cove last year. On Sept. 1 last year, Gutierrez-Garcia was driving his Cadillac east on Forest Avenue in Glen Cove when he struck a private ambulette driving south on Walnut Avenue, causing the ambulette to overturn. Gutierrez-Garcia did not sustain any injuries, though his passenger suffered non-life-threatening injuries, as did the driver of the ambulette, the EMT inside the vehicle and the passenger being transported. Denis Motherway, 85, the patient inside the ambulette, died of injuries suffered during the crash. Motherway, was a retired NYPD Detective whose son, Timothy Motherway was also killed in a drunk driving crash in March 2009, Singas said. Singas noted that two hours after the crash, Gutierrez-Garcia’s blood alcohol content was .22 percent, nearly triple the legal limit. “The defendant was nearly three times the legal limit and speeding...
    A 22-year-old Wayne man was arrested this week and charged with death by auto for a summer crash that killed a Paterson man. Why Asante Cugliari was charged in the Aug. 9 death of Gustavo Marte, 58, wasn’t explained in a brief statement released by Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora following a court appearance Thursday in Paterson. Their statement only said that Cugliari was arrested Wednesday and charged with death by auto and vehicular homicide “based on the results of [an] investigation” by the prosecutor’s office and city police. Responders said that Cugliari was speeding and ran a stop sign before his 2013 Hyundai Genesis collided with Marte’s 2008 Dodge Charger at the intersection of Ninth Avenue and East 26th Street. The Central Judicial Processing Court judge ordered Cugliari held in the Passaic County Jail pending the results of a detention hearing scheduled for this coming Monday.
    The Long Island man who drunkenly plowed his SUV into a group of hiking Boy Scouts, killing a 12-year-old, was sentenced to more than eight years behind bars Wednesday — exactly two years after the crash. State Supreme Court Justice Fernando Camacho denied Thomas Murphy’s request for second trial, and immediately slapped him with the maximum sentence of 8 1/3 to 25 years in prison for vehicular homicide. “Mr. Murphy, you have caused tremendous destruction,” Camacho told the defendant, WABC reported. Members of Troop 161 were heading north on the shoulder of David Terry Road in Manorville on Sept. 30, 2018 when Murphy, of Holbrook, slammed into them with his white 2016 Mercedes, killing Andrew McMorris. Cops found Murphy reeking of booze, and he later admitted to having downed vodka drinks at a nearby golf course before he drove off. He declined an initial plea deal, forcing a trial against the wishes of the McMorris family. In his defense, Murphy, who refused a blood alcohol test, denied being drunk and attempted to pin blame on scout leaders for poor...
    The Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office charged a Pacheco man with gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and driving under the influence of alcohol causing injury in connection with a Lamorinda woman’s death over the Labor Day weekend, authorities said Thursday. Just before 1:15 a.m. Saturday, Contra Costa sheriff’s deputies and California Highway Patrol officers responded to a report of a body found in the 5000 block of Marsh Drive in an unincorporated area north of Buchanan Field airport. Officers and deputies found a woman lying in the road, and she was pronounced dead at the scene and later identified as Shelly Stevens, 35, of Lafayette. After finding she had been struck by a vehicle, CHP officers began an investigation and a sheriff’s deputy found a vehicle nearby that appeared involved. Over the holiday weekend, investigators identified a suspect, served search warrants in Concord and Pacheco, and questioned several people in connection with the case. On Tuesday a suspect, identified as Anthony Buscemi, 26, surrendered to detectives, a sheriff’s spokesman said in a statement. Buscemi is in Martinez county jail...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a Minnesota man in Washington D.C. as he tried to board a flight to Turkey late last month. The man, identified as 34-year-old Said Sharif Maye, is wanted of criminal vehicular homicide, as confirmed by the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities believe he was attempting to ultimately get to Somalia. Border officers turned Maye over to the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Police following his Aug. 28 arrest at Washington Dulles International Airport. “This arrest illustrates how Customs and Border Protection’s unique border security mission supports our law enforcement partners by intercepting wanted fugitives allegedly fleeing prosecution and returning them to face their charges,” Casey Durst, CBP’s director of field operations in Baltimore, said.
    Authorities charged a Fairview driver with two counts of vehicular homicide in the deaths of a Bronx couple killed in a crash Friday on the George Washington Bridge. Charles R. Wilson, 45, was heading toward New Jersey on the bridge’s lower level shortly before 9:30 a.m. Friday when his 2014 Chevy Corvette slammed into the rear of a 2011 Honda CRV, sending it crashing onto the divider, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said. The Honda passenger Bisere Frluckaj, 42, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver, 52-year-old Muharem Frluckaj, was taken to Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, where he died a short time later, the prosecutor said. Wilson was taken to Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck for treatment of minor injuries and was charged with two counts of death by auto following an investigation by Musella’s Fatal Accident Investigations Unit and Port Authority police. A first appearance in Central Judicial Processing Court in Hackensack hadn’t yet been scheduled.
    A Ham Lake woman has been charged in connection with the death of a motorcyclist in Anoka County. Sherry Hemmingson-Thatcher, 64, faces two counts of vehicular homicide in the 2019 death of Daniel Priess, 33, a teacher at Blaine High School. According to the criminal complaint, Hemmingson-Thatcher was driving north on Lexington Avenue at 4:15 p.m. July 2, 2019. She turned left at Bunker Lake Boulevard and collided with Priess, who was southbound on a motorcycle. The two charges involve gross negligence and driving under the influence of alcohol. Hemmingson-Thatcher said she had consumed two 16-ounce beers before driving, according to the complaint.Related Articles Murder-suicide suspected in fatal shooting of man, woman in Blaine home Man fatally struck by train in Fridley, authorities say Minnesota cities, counties scramble to keep businesses afloat by dishing out CARES Act grants Anoka-Hennepin, Roseville pick hybrid models for return to school Anoka County sheriff’s office won’t issue citations for mask mandate violations Sign up for Newsletters and Alerts Subscribe Follow Us ...
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A woman accused of hitting two children with her car, killing one of them, is facing vehicular homicide and other charges, authorities in Tennessee said. Ebony Lin Robinson, 28, was backing up her car Sunday at an “unusually high speed” in a parking lot at Overlook Ridge Apartments when she hit the children, news outlets reported, citing Nashville police. Both were taken to a hospital and one later died, police said. An officer said he smelled alcohol on Robinson's breath and found a cup in her car that smelled of tequila, an arrest affidavit said. After Robinson failed a sobriety test, she became verbally combative with bystanders and didn't cooperate with officers trying to arrest her, police said. In addition to vehicular homicide, she was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, driving without a license and resisting arrest, according to Davidson County court records. It wasn't immediately clear whether she has an attorney. Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Tags: Tennessee
    A man accused of hitting two people with a car, killing one, who were marching on part of an interstate that was shutdown, has been charged with three felonies, including vehicular homicide. The driver, Dawit Kelete, 27, fled the scene but was chased down by another car that was able to pull in front of Kelete’s path and get him to stop, according to a State Trooper who spoke with the NY Post. Eye witness videos show a car entering the highway the wrong way through an off-ramp after 1 a.m., driving at a high rate of speed and eventually striking two victims, sending them flying through the air, according to the Seattle Times. (RELATED: Iowa Governor’s Car Allegedly Hits Black Lives Matter Protester) Summer Taylor, a 24-year-old Seattle resident, died at the hospital Saturday night while the second victim, Diaz Love, 32, of Portland, Oregon, was placed in the intensive care unit and is recovering from serious injuries as of Sunday morning, according to the Seattle Times. Here are two pictures of the suspect vehicle that struck two protesters...
    Protesters hold a vigil to honor Summer Taylor, who died after she was hit by a car during a recent protest, on July 5, 2020 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images) Prosecutors in Kings County, Washington have charged Dawit Kelete with vehicular homicide, two counts of vehicular assault, and reckless driving.  The man allegedly drove around support vehicles and slammed into the crowd striking two people on Saturday, July 4.  READ MORE: Seattle detective on leave for posting ‘All Lives splatter’ after protester’s death Summer Taylor, 24, was pronounced dead on Sunday, after a day of being in critical condition. Diaz Love remains hospitalized in serious condition.  According to local reports, Kelete told jail personnel that he had an addiction to prescription pain medicine. A search of his car turned up tools for smoking illegal substances and a substance that appeared to be crystal meth.  The results of testing of the substance and the man’s blood are still pending.  Kelete is being held on $1.2 million bail. His attorney, John Henry Browne, has said that the...
    A driver who struck and killing a Seattle protester with a car during a demonstration Saturday was charged Wednesday with vehicular homicide, vehicular assault and reckless driving, according to the King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office.  Dawit Kelete is being held with bail set at $1.2 million and is expected to remain in jail, according to the prosecuting attorney’s office.  The crash is still being investigated by State Patrol and the FBI and the prosecuting attorney’s office said it may add or amend charges based on the investigation.  Today the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office filed charges against Dawit Kelete for the crash that killed one person and seriously injured another the morning of July 4 on southbound Interstate 5 in Seattle. Full statement below: pic.twitter.com/V3sQk9eYsp— King Co Prosecutor (@KCProsecutor) July 8, 2020 The crash the morning of July 4 and southbound Interstate 5 in Seattle killed one person and injured another, according to officials. A spokesperson at Harborview Medical Center told The Associated Press that Summer Taylor, 24, died after the crash. The hospital also said that Diaz Love, 32, was hospitalized. Protesters...
    Glee actress Naya Rivera missing after boating in California Guess what? Ordering online groceries wont take a week anymore Driver who struck Seattle woman during protest on closed highway charged with felony vehicular homicide A driver who struck and killing a Seattle woman with a car during a protest Saturday was charged Wednesday with vehicular homicide, vehicular assault and reckless driving, according to the King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office. © iStock police lights Dawit Kelete is being held with bail set at $1.2 million and is expected to remain in jail, according to the prosecuting attorney's office. The crash is still being investigated by State Patrol and the FBI and the prosecuting attorney's office said it may add or amend charges based on the investigation. Today the King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office filed charges against Dawit Kelete for the crash that killed one person and seriously injured another the morning of July 4 on southbound Interstate 5 in Seattle. Full statement below: pic.twitter.com/V3sQk9eYsp- King Co Prosecutor (@KCProsecutor) July 8, 2020The crash the morning of July 4...
    A MAN is facing charges after he allegedly drove through a crowd of protesters at a Black Femme March in Seattle on Saturday, killing one and seriously injuring another. Dawit Kelete, 27, faces charges for vehicular homicide, vehicular assault, and reckless driving, the King's County Prosecuting Attorney's Office announced on Wednesday. 8 Dawit Kelete faces charges for vehicular manslaughter, vehicular assault and reckless drivingCredit: AP Photo/Elaine Thompson 8 Summer Taylor was killed in the Saturday incidentsCredit: GoFundMe 8 Diaz Love was seriously injured in the crashCredit: Facebook 8Credit: Twitter Kelete allegedly drove a Jaguar onto a closed freeway in Seattle, killing 24-year-old protester Summer Taylor and injuring 32-year-old Diaz Love. "Today the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office filed charges against Dawit Kelete for the crash that killed one person and seriously injured another the morning of July 4 on southbound Interstate 5 in Seattle," the King County Prosecutor said in a statement on social media Wednesday. Prosecutors said the investigations into the incident remain ongoing, and that charges may be added or changed later. Kelete is scheduled to have an...
    The driver who hit two protesters, killing one, while they were demonstrating against racial injustice and police brutality in Seattle has been charged with vehicular homicide, assault, and reckless driving. Dawit Kelete, who hit Summer Taylor, 24, was charged on Wednesday and is currently being held on bail set at $1.2 million, according to the King County Prosecutor's Office. Taylor died after being struck by Kelete's vehicle during protests in the Washington city on Saturday. An investigation into the crash is being led by State Patrol and the FBI, with the possibility of additional charges being added as more information is uncovered. Diaz Love, 32, survived the crash but was seriously injured and sent to intensive care following the incident. Love is recovering and wrote in a Facebook post on Sunday that she is alive and stable but is in a lot of pain. She also expressed her disbelief about Taylor's death. "I cannot believe Summer was murdered," Love said. "If they thought this murder would make us back down, they were wrong. Very wrong." State trooper...
    A driver who struck and killed a Seattle woman with a car during a protest Saturday was charged Wednesday with vehicular homicide, vehicular assault and reckless driving, according to the King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office.  Dawit Kelete is being held with bail set at $1.2 million and is expected to remain in jail, according to the prosecuting attorney’s office.  The crash is still being investigated by State Patrol and the FBI and the prosecuting attorney’s office said it may add or amend charges based on the investigation.  Today the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office filed charges against Dawit Kelete for the crash that killed one person and seriously injured another the morning of July 4 on southbound Interstate 5 in Seattle. Full statement below: pic.twitter.com/V3sQk9eYsp— King Co Prosecutor (@KCProsecutor) July 8, 2020 The crash the morning of July 4 and southbound Interstate 5 in Seattle killed one person and injured another, according to officials. A spokesperson at Harborview Medical Center told The Associated Press that Summer Taylor, 24, died after the crash. The hospital also said that Diaz Love, 32, was...
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