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Dominick Whilby (credit: CBS 2)

Judge Refuses To Dismiss Murder Charge Against Man Accused In MTA Bus Driver’s Death

On Feb. 12, Dominick Whilby, 23, allegedly smashed a stolen truck into a city bus at 14th Street and Seventh Avenue, killing bus driver William Pena. Prosecutors said Whilby’s blood alcohol level was twice the legal limit.

07/14/2014

The scene of a fatal bus crash in Greenwich Village on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 (credit: CBS 2)

Suspect Denied Bail In Alleged DWI Crash That Killed MTA Bus Driver

There was a dramatic faceoff in a Manhattan courtroom Wednesday, as District Attorney Cyrus Vance threw the book at an alleged drunken driver who killed a bus operator.

03/12/2014

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Family Of MTA Bus Driver Killed In Crash To Sue Nightclub For Serving Alleged Killer

William Pena’s relatives are suing the nightclub 1 Oak, where Dominic Whilby, 22, of Griffin, Ga., was partying before the Feb. 12 accident.

02/24/2014

The scene of a fatal bus crash in Greenwich Village on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Georgia Man Charged In Fatal NYC Bus Crash

A 22-year-old Georgia man has been charged with vehicular manslaughter and other offenses after police said he stole a delivery truck that struck an MTA bus in Manhattan, killing the driver.

02/13/2014

The scene of a fatal bus crash in Greenwich Village on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Bus Driver Killed After Crash With Stolen Delivery Truck

The impact was so strong, it sent both vehicles crashing into a building and several parked cars. The scaffolding that was in front of the building collapsed onto the wreckage.

02/12/2014