vehicular homicide News

Driver Accused of Texting Gets Prison in Pedestrian’s Death

FREEHOLD, N.J. — A New Jersey woman has been sentenced to five years in prison in the death of a pedestrian that prosecutors said occurred as the driver was texting — an accusation the defendant denied on the stand. Alexandra …

Trial Draws To Close of Driver Accused of Killing Boy Scout

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. — A Long Island man “recklessly and selfishly” got behind the wheel of his SUV after pounding vodka on a golf course and plowed into a group of hiking Boy Scouts, killing a 12-year-old, a prosecutor said during …

New York Case Tests Limits of Criminal Blame

A New York man is about to go on trial in vehicular homicide case that tests the limits of criminal consequences. He wasn’t behind the wheel when a police officer was struck and killed – he was leaning against the …

Police: 3 Doors Down Bassist Charged in Fatal Crash

Bassist Robert Todd Harrell of the rock band 3 Doors Down has been charged with vehicular homicide by intoxication after an interstate crash claimed the life of another motorist in the Nashville area, police said. The 41-year-old musician remained jailed …