New York Police: Driver in Fatal Crash Had Junior License

October 2, 2008

Police in New York State say the 17-year-old driver in a crash that killed a passenger had a junior license and should not have been driving when the accident occurred.

Three teens were driving home from a party early Saturday when the one-car accident occurred in the Dutchess County Town of East Fishkill. Sixteen-year-old Christopher Ulanmo was killed and another teen suffered minor injuries. The driver wasn’t injured.

Police say the driver’s junior license doesn’t allow him to be behind the wheel between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m., except when traveling directly between home and work or a school course. All other driving between those hours must be accompanied by a licensed adult.

The accident is still under investigation but findings have ruled out alcohol as a cause.


Information from: Poughkeepsie Journal

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