A Fair Oaks man was arrested Friday on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter for allegedly killing a pedestrian while under the influence of drugs.
Gary Brian Wickey, 53, was booked into Sacramento County Jail on the manslaughter allegation, along with allegations of felony driving under the influence and being under the influence of a controlled substance. He is being held in lieu of $250,000 bail, said California Highway Patrol Officer Lizz Dutton. Wickey is a Fair Oaks resident, according to public records.
Wickey allegedly struck and killed Julie Newton, 55, of Elk Grove. Newton was walking with her father along Winding Way near Mont View Park about noon Wednesday when a car that CHP investigators say Wickey drove had veered across an oncoming traffic lane and hit Newton.
Newton later died at Mercy San Juan Medical Center in Carmichael
via Fair Oaks man arrested in pedestrian death | Central Valley | Merced Sun-Star.
A 63-year-old Williston woman is dead following a drinking and driving accident two miles north of Williston. It happened around 10:30 last night.
Edward Morales, 55, lost control of his van while negotiating a turn and struck the hitch of a parked, fifth-wheel trailer at the Fox Run RV Park.
Carmen Morales, a passenger in the van, died from injuries sustained in the crash.
Edward is charged with driving under the influence of alcohol.
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A Rhode Island man involved in a fatal traffic crash in western Massachusetts is facing drunken driving and vehicular homicide charges.
Authorities say 34-year-old William Lowe of Pawtucket, R.I., is scheduled to be arraigned Friday in Northern Berkshire District Court in connection with the crash last weekend in Williamstown.
Police tell The Berkshire Eagle that Lowe had an open container of alcohol and was speeding in his Ford Explorer at about 10:30 a.m. Sunday when he crossed the center line and struck a car driven by 64-year-old Lawrence George, of Pownal, Vt.
George was pronounced dead at the scene.
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An Ogdensburg man was extradited from Phoenix, Ariz., and jailed for allegedly hitting and killing a teen with his vehicle he had reported stolen in August.
Devin B. Ferguson-Brenno, 26, of Ogdensburg, was charged second-degree vehicular manslaughter, leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death, tampering with physical evidence, driving while intoxicated and obstructing a governmental administration.
Canton-based state police said the charges stem from an Aug. 4, hit-and-run fatal accident that caused the death of 19-year-old Benjamin M. Schick of Lancaster.
read more here > Ogdensburg man arrested for August hit-and-run death in Morristown was extradited from Arizona | NorthCountryNow.
Virginia State Police blame an intoxicated driver for a deadly crash that took place in Bedford County on Wednesday.
According to Sgt. Robert Carpentieri, of State Police’s Salem division, the crash happened around 12:13 p.m. on Route 715, about three-tenths of a mile south of Route 707 near Otter Hill.
The investigating trooper found 21-year-old Durham Westley Falabella, of Goodview, was driving a 1994 Buick Century sedan north on Rt. 715. The trooper believes Falabella drove into a curve too fast, then ran off the right side of the road, and hit a tree head-on.
EMTs took Falabella to Lynchburg General Hospital for treatment.
However his passenger, 21-year-old Evan Patrick Nichols, of Bedford, died in the crash.
read more here > Bedford County deadly crash blamed on DWI – WSLS 10 NBC in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va.
A motorist who sped through a red light and crashed into another vehicle, killing a husband and wife in late October, has been arrested on criminal charges, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
On Thanksgiving day, officials arrested Allen Cole Godwin, 30, of Dunnellon, on two counts each of DUI manslaughter and vehicular homicide and one count of DUI property damage.
The Oct. 24 crash claimed the lives of Ray Allen Kraus, 67, and his wife, Pamela Jean Kraus, 64, of Ocala.
read more here > Allen Cole Godwin charged with two counts DUI manslaughter | Ocala.com.
A local man from Murray has been arrested on charges of 2nd degree manslaughter and DUI after a two vehicle fatality collision.
Jeffrey Nelson was traveling the wrong way in the westbound lane of the four lane Highway 80 when he struck a vehicle driven by Megan McCoy who was on Highway 80 in the proper lane and making a left turn onto Highway 68.
McCoy was struck on the driver side, and pronounced dead on the scene.
read more here > Fatality collision results in arrest for manslaughter, DUI.