Prosecutors say a man accused of killing two people in a Hudson Valley motorcycle crash has been indicted on homicide and drunken driving charges.
Orange County District Attorney Frank Phillips said 24-year-old Luis Munoz of Ossining had a blood alcohol level of 0.15 percent, nearly twice the legal limit, when his car ran into the motorcycle on the Thruway in the town of Woodbury on June 2.
The collision killed 23-year-old Rafaelito DeJesus of Valley Stream and his passenger, 25-year-old Melissa Rupa of Mineola.
Munoz is charged with two counts each of aggravated vehicular homicide and first- and second-degree manslaughter and a single DWI count.
via Suspect in fatal Thruway hit-and-run indicted on homicide, DWI charges – DailyFreeman.com.
Bond was denied for the 24-year-old man accused of DUI after being involved in a car accident that killed his girlfriend’s 15-month-old child late Tuesday night.
Justin Johnson was in court Wednesday afternoon to face DUI, child endangerment, and simple possession of marijuana charges.
Johnson also faced the family of Mason Nikolai Nalls, the child who was killed in the accident. Nalls’ aunt told the judge that the family holds Johnson fully responsible for what happened late Tuesday night.
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An 18-year-old man left the hospital and was taken straight to jail in connection with a high-speed DUI crash in South San Jose that killed his passenger, in a sequence that began with beer being shoplifted from a nearby minimart, police said.
Martin Alejandro Acosta-Alvarado, of San Jose, was arrested on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence and both misdemeanor and felony DUI following the Monday morning crime that ended with the death of 40-year-old Henry Olmedo, also a San Jose resident.
According to police, just before 2 a.m. the pair was seen stealing beer from a 7-Eleven at Pearl Avenue and Branham Lane and then seen speeding along Pearl toward the Capitol Auto Mall.
read more here > San Jose: Driver jailed in DUI crash that killed passenger following ‘beer run’ – San Jose Mercury News.
Anthony Justin White, 13, watched the car plow into his dad, killing him less than 24 hours after a Father’s Day celebration downtown with his family.
The teenager had been out for a walk about 9:10 a.m. on Monday along Ray Ellison Drive with his parents Charles and Priscilla White, when the couple was hit from behind by a Toyota Corolla.
Sarina Sanchez, 24, the driver of the Corolla was intoxicated when she veered into the road’s southbound lanes near Lake Vista, first striking Priscilla and then her husband as they walked on the road’s shoulder, police said.
The husband and wife were rushed to San Antonio Military Medical Center, where Charles White died.
read more here > Family loses dad to DWI wreck – San Antonio Express-News.
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A family is grieving the loss of a father after an accused drunk driver hit their car, head-on.
The horrible Father’s Day tragedy happened in Trenton.
A 7-year-old boy remains in guarded condition at Capital Health Medical Center and his 4-year-old sister is clinging to life after a horrific crash in Trenton.
The man responsible for the crash, state police say, was driving drunk.
Investigators say 28-year-old Jorge DeLeon’s silver Nissan Quest was hit head on by that suspected drunk driver.
DeLeon was driving North on Route 29 in Hamilton Township near Route 129 when he was hit by a Dodge Durango. The alleged drunk driver was driving on the wrong side of the road.
DeLeon died at the scene.
A 27-year-old man from Camden, Manuel Gutierrez Vazquez, has been charged with death by auto, operating a vehicle without a license, and DUI.
read more here > Young Father Killed By Alleged Drunk Driver – Philadelphia News, Weather and Sports from WTXF FOX 29.
A Sacramento mother is accused of killing her young son in a drunk driving crash, but says the real killer is still out there.
Tyesha Garrett didn’t want to speak with CBS13, but her brother did. Derek Garrett says his sister claims the real killer is still out there, and that someone else caused her to crash.
“He loved to go outside and just play. That’s all he wanted to do all day. He was just a happy kid,” said Derek.
The family of 11-year-old Eric Garrett is trying to swallow what happened early Sunday morning.
read more here > Mother Accused Of Killing Son In Alleged Drunk Driving Crash On I-80 « CBS Sacramento.
A Woodstock, Ill. man was arrested and charged with OWI-homicide after a one-car crash along Cobblestone Road in the town of Walworth Saturday morning left a 22-year-old Fontana man dead, according to a news release from the Walworth County Sheriff’s Office.
The release noted the driver was identified as Daniel P. Consolo, 24, of Woodstock, Ill. Besides Consolo, three other passengers were in the vehicle at the time of the crash. They were identified as Kevin D. Green, 22, of Fontana; and twin brothers Adam M. Szudarski and Ryan A. Szudarski, 21, of Wonder Lake, Ill.
Green was initially taken by ambulance to Aurora Lakeland Medical Center in Elkhorn, and then transferred by Flight for Life to a Milwaukee-area hospital where he died of his injuries.
Consolo’s charges are being referred to the Walworth County District Attorney’s Office. The charges include Operating While Intoxicated—Homicide, and Causing Injury by Intoxicated Use of a Motor Vehicle. The release noted other charges or citations may also be filed.
read more here > Woodstock man arrested, Fontana man dies after one-car crash in Walworth — Walworth County Today.