Addison, NY: Man killed in weekend crash | stargazette.com

An Addison man was killed in an early morning accident Saturday and another man has been charged in connection with the incident.

Emergency responders were notified of the accident on state Route 417 in the Town of Addison around 3 a.m. Saturday, according to state police at Painted Post.

Responders found a male subject lying in the westbound lane, showing no signs of life. Through fingerprint comparative analysis, police identified the victim as Cory R. Hunt, 26, of Addison.

Following an investigation by state troopers, the state police collision reconstruction unit, and Steuben County District Attorney Brooks Baker, state police arrested Dane L. Wilson, 24, of Lindley, and charged him with felony driving while intoxicated.

Further charges against Wilson are pending, troopers said, although state police have not released any more details about what happened.

The Forest View-Gang Mills Fire Department, state Department of Transportation and Steuben County Coroner’s Office assisted at the scene.

via Addison man killed in accident Saturday.

Davenport, Iowa: Drunk Driver Suspected in Student Death |

Davenport Police have arrested a man they say was driving drunk when he allegedly hit and killed a Mt. Mercy student.   24-year-old Kai Miller faces several charges including vehicular homicide for the death of 22-year-old Danny DeBacker of Orion, IL.  DeBacker was a student at Mt. Mercy and a member of the school’s basketball and track and field teams.

The crash happened shortly after 2:00am on September 28th.  Witnesses say Miller was driving at a high rate of speed when he struck a car driven by 21-year-old Andrew Adams.  DeBacker was a passenger in Adams’ car.   Both men were killed in the crash.

Miller was treated and released for his injuries before police took him into custody.  Miller is now in the Scott County Jail on $100,000 bond.

via Drunk Driver Suspected in Student Death – KGAN-TV CBS 2 Iowa – Top Stories.

Cottekill, NY: Man faces manslaughter, DWI charges in fatal crash | recordonline.com

A Cottekill man was arrested Friday and charged with being intoxicated while plowing through an intersection and into an SUV whose driver died at Kingston City Hospital, the Ulster County Sheriff’s Office said.

Tyler Grable, 23, is charged with vehicular manslaughter in the death of Kelly Utter, 50. Grable is accused of hitting Utter’s 2006 Jeep Liberty after failing to stop his Subaru Legacy at Cottekill Road and Lucas Turnpike in the Town of Rosendale around 7 p.m.

Arriving deputies found one vehicle in the roadway and the other overturned on the porch of a residence. Utter died later at Kingston Hospital. A passenger, Joseph Utter, 19, was hospitalized with serious injuries.

Grable was also charged with driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor, and failure to stop, a violation. He was arraigned in Town of Rosendale Court and sent to Ulster County Jail on $15,000 cash bail and $100,000 bond.

via Cottekill man faces manslaughter, DWI charges in fatal crash | recordonline.com.

Los Angeles: Pedestrian killed after being struck by suspected DUI driver | dailynews.com

A 45-year-old man was killed this morning in South Los Angeles when he was struck by a motorist who was arrested for DUI, a police officer said.

The incident occurred at about 12:15 a.m. on Vernon Avenue east of Central Avenue, said Officer Edgar Sanchez of the Los Angeles Police Department’s Central Traffic Division.

The 45-year-old pedestrian was struck and injured while crossing Vernon Avenue by a 31-year-old man suspected of DUI, Sanchez said. The victim was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

There was a crosswalk nearby but the victim was not using it, he said.

The incident remained under investigation but the suspect was arrested in connection with the DUI, Sanchez said.

via Pedestrian killed after being struck by suspected DUI driver in South Los Angeles.

Columbia Township, Ohio: Driver killed may have been drinking | cleveland.com

A 22-year-old Columbia Station man died after a drunken driving crash early Saturday, police said.

Brandyn Pino drove his car off the road around 3 a.m. as he rounded a curve on State Route 252 and ran into a ditch where his car flipped and he hit a tree, police said.

Paramedics pronounced Pino, who was not wearing a seatbelt, dead at the scene, police said.

He may have been driving drunk, police said.

via Driver killed in Columbia Township may have been drinking | cleveland.com.

Houston: Drunk teen kills boy, 6, in crash | click2houston.com

Chase Satterwhite

A young man is behind bars after a deadly accident, where a 6-year-old boy was killed. Police said the man was driving drunk.

Chase Allan Satterwhite, 19, is charged with intoxication manslaughter and manslaughter.

Officers said on Sept. 22 Satterwhite was speeding on Almeda Genoa, driving a blue Chevrolet Cobalt. He crashed into a blue Honda Accord, which was traveling southbound on Palmhill. A 6-year-old boy in the Honda was taken to the hospital, but he died the next day.

The female driver of the Honda was taken to Memorial Herman Southeast Hospital, where she was treated and released. A second male passenger, an 18-month-old, was also treated and released.

Satterwhite was not hurt in the crash. He was arrested at the scene and police say he was intoxicated.

via Police: Drunk teen kills boy, 6, in crash | News – Home.

Redmond, Ore.: Man arrested in fatal Hwy. 97 DUII crash | ktvz.com

A 32-year-old Redmond man was arrested and jailed on manslaughter, drunk driving and other charges in a violent SUV rollover crash on Highway 97 south of Redmond Friday night that killed a 7-year-old girl and injured four other girls, three critically or seriously, Oregon State Police said.

Troopers said William Wayne Fix was driving a 1997 Chevy Suburban headed north on Highway 97 near Young Avenue “in a reckless manner” when he lost control and it left the road, struck a rock embankment and rolled, coming to rest on its side.

A 7-year-old Redmond girl was pronounced dead at the scene, troopers said. Three others, one 10 and two 14, were critically or seriously injured.

Two girls were taken to St. Charles Bend and one then flown to Oregon Health and Science University in Portland. The seriously injured girl was taken to St. Charles Redmond. A fourth girl, also 7, was taken to the Redmond hospital for treatment of minor injuries, troopers said.

The girls’ names were due for release later Saturday after confirming family notifications.

Fix was taken to St. Charles Bend for treatment, and upon release was lodged in the Deschutes County Jail.Jail records Saturday showed he was being held on $122,500 bail, facing charges of second-degree manslaughter, third-degree assault, DUII alcohol, reckless driving and recklessly endangering another person.

The county sheriff’s and district attorney’s offices were involved in the continuing investigation. Seat belt use was pending confirmation, and other details were not released Saturday morning.

The crash was reported around 7:17 p.m. at milepost 128 on the highway near Young Avenue, and first responders to arrive on scene confirmed one fatality and several injuries, said OSP Lt. Gregg Hastings.

An AirLink  helicopter was called to the scene to bring the most seriously injured to the hospital.

Redmond Fire medics and Deschutes County sheriff’s deputies were among the first on scene of the crash, which soon backed up traffic for miles in both directions.

Shortly after 9 p.m., Deschutes County dispatchers reported one lane of the highway had reopened in both directions.

via Redmond man arrested in fatal Hwy. 97 DUII crash | News – Home.