vehicular homicide

Idowu Daramola in court on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Grand Jury Indicts Jitney Bus Driver In N.J. Crash That Killed Infant

A grand jury has indicted the jitney bus driver accused in a crash that killed an infant in West New York, N.J.

03/22/2014

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Woman Facing Vehicular Homicide Charge For Allegedly Texting While Driving

Jennifer Sahoye, 35, was originally charged with causing death while driving with a suspended license in the Oct. 10 crash on Routes 1 & 9 in Newark. Further investigation revealed Sahoye was texting while driving at the time of the crash, Essex County prosecutors said.

10/23/2013

Luis Torres (credit: Morris County Prosecutor's Office)

Jersey City Man Charged In Deadly SUV Crash Due In Court

Luis Torres was driving eight family members and friends home after drinking beer most of the day when he lost control of his SUV on Route 15 in Jefferson Township Saturday, police said.

08/27/2013

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Driver Charged In Crash That Killed 3 In Jefferson Township, N.J.

A man was hit with multiple charges Sunday in connection with a crash in Jefferson Township, N.J. that killed three people – including an 11-year-old girl and a pregnant woman along with her unborn baby.

08/25/2013

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NJ Man Indicted For Vehicular Manslaughter In Fatal Boating Accident

A Monmouth County grand jury handed up the indictment against George Harrington on Monday. Prosecutors contend Harrington was operating his boat while under the influence of alcohol and at an unsafe rate of speed at the time of the crash.

04/16/2013

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Fmr. ‘Melrose Place’ Actress Amy Locane Convicted Of Vehicular Homicide In New Jersey

Somerset County prosecutors said her blood-alcohol level was nearly three times the legal limit when the crash occurred on a dark two-lane road in Montgomery Township.

11/27/2012

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NJ Woman Pleads Guilty In Fatal Hit-And-Run

Linda Demarest pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide and leaving the scene of an accident charges in the July 2010 crash in Buena Vista Township.

02/19/2012

Judge Tosses Indictment Against NJ Man Who Hit Teen With Car

William Simkins’ lawyer says the 31-year-old was chasing three teens on bicycles when 16-year-old Jason Broschard swerved into the car’s path. Broschard was thrown from the bike and died at the scene.

07/28/2011

Staten Island resident Nicholas Marchese was charged with six counts, including vehicular homicide, in a crash that left two friends dead and two others seriously hurt. (Photo: CBS 2)

Driver Charged In Fatal Staten Island Accident

Charges were filed Thursday against a young driver accused in a high-speed crash that killed two of his friends and seriously injured two others.

02/24/2011

Man Sentenced In NJ Parkway Crash That Killed Wife

A drunk driver whose wife was killed when he crashed into a toll plaza on the Garden State Parkway in southern New Jersey is headed to prison.

01/08/2011

NJ Man Accused In Officer’s Fatal Crash Detained

Federal immigration authorities say a New Jersey man charged with drunken driving and vehicular homicide in the death of an off-duty police officer must remain jailed even though he has posted bail.

12/11/2010

Van Driver Convicted In Deadly NYC Sidewalk Crash

Prosecutors said the grocery-store repairman was drunk and distracted by a passenger’s antics when his work van veered onto a sidewalk in March 2009, killing Ysemny Ramos and her unborn child. A friend walking with her was hurt.

12/09/2010

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Driver: Van Failed Before Deadly NY Sidewalk Wreck

Prosecutors said Brown’s blood-alcohol level topped the legal limit, and he was distracted by a passenger’s wolf-whistling at passing women.

12/02/2010

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Driver Goes On Trial In Deadly N.Y. Sidewalk Wreck

A driver knocked back several happy-hour drinks before getting behind the wheel of a dilapidated van and plowing onto a sidewalk near the Empire State Building, pinning a pregnant woman underneath and killing her, prosecutors said.

11/18/2010