NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A car wash employee is accused of driving while intoxicated and killing a woman in Queens.
Police said Edwin Vargas was pulling a Jeep from a wash bay when he lost control and hit the 54-year-old woman Monday in Ozone Park.READ MORE: Campaign 2021: Early Voting Begins In New Jersey And New York City
She was standing nearby with her daughter, who was not hurt.READ MORE: Many New Yorkers Canceling, Scaling Back Halloween Festivities Due To COVID Concerns
The woman was rushed to the hospital, where she died.MORE NEWS: Alec Baldwin Was Told Gun Was 'Cold' Before Fatal Movie Set Shooting, Court Records Show
Police charged Vargas with vehicular manslaughter, driving while intoxicated and other counts.