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: Gov. Murphy Announces COVID Vaccine Eligibility Expanding To Teachers, More Essential Workers
She was standing nearby with her daughter, who was not hurt.READ MORE: Stimulus Check Update: Some May See Even More Money From Potential Economic Relief Package
The woman was rushed to the hospital, where she died.MORE NEWS: COVID Anniversary: New York Marks 1 Year Since 1st Case, With Vaccine Hope On Horizon
Police charged Vargas with vehicular manslaughter, driving while intoxicated and other counts.