Investigators say 17-year-old Franklin Reyes was behind the wheel of an SUV, fleeing from police when he struck and killed Ariel Russo on June 4th.
Authorities said Tuesday that troopers also investigated 281 accidents including fatal crashes in West Hartford and North Stonington over the three-day Memorial Day weekend.
Emergency crews from five area communities responded and had to pull some of the victims from the car.
An out-of-control vehicle crashed into the shop at 126th Street and 35th Avenue in Willets Point, injuring several workers and killing at least one person.
In the wake of a curb-hopping crash that took the life of a teenager, locals are calling for studies and action on what they say are the dangerous roads around high schools and LaGuardia Community College in Long Island City, Queens.
Police on Monday identified and released a photo of a suspect in a hit-and-run crash that wiped away a young family in Brooklyn – leaving the Tri-State Area stunned.
A young Orthodox Jewish couple expecting their first child was killed in a car crash in Williamsburg as they headed to the hospital.
A manwas struck by an SUV when it jumped the curb in front of the Sacks Fifth Avenue flagship location in Midtown Manhattan.
The crash happened around 11:30 a.m. on 110th Street in South Ozone Park.
Bystanders heroically lifted the car with their hands after the incident on the sidewalk, while the car was going in reverse.
The car was traveling north on Sixth Avenue when the driver ran a red light at 50th Street and rammed into the shuttle van, police said.
Suffolk County police said Kenneth Espada, 24, was behind the wheel of a 1997 Ford Taurus when his car veered across the road and hit a tree.
Madricka Watson, 10, was trying to cross a busy street with her brother in Hempstead after school five years ago when she was hit by a car. She is now bound to a wheelchair, unable to walk or talk.
Gregory Brandel, 35, was driving westbound on Fulton Street around 11:30 p.m. when he collided with a car driven by 58-year-old Patricia Fuzia, police said.
Ed Mooney, 52, said Dan Glover, 24, was just the sort of person who would donate his organs.