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Man Pleads Not Guilty to Seven Counts of Negligent Homicide Following Horrific Accident


June 30, 2019

RANDOLPH, NEW HAMPSHIRE – As reported online by www.nydailynews.com, a 23-year-old man facing seven counts of negligent homicide for slamming into a group of motorcyclists pleads not guilty.*

A tragic accident has left seven motorcyclists dead and three others injured.  The accident happened on U.S. Highway 2 in Randolph, New Hampshire when a 2016 Dodge 2500 driven by a 23-year-old man was traveling west and struck a group of motorcyclists traveling in the opposite direction.  The pickup truck was towing a trailer used to haul vehicles.  The man worked for a transportation company based in Massachusetts.

After an investigation of the accident, the 23-year-old man was charged with seven counts of negligent homicide.  Investigators and prosecutors concluded that the man was driving erratically when he crossed the center line of U.S. Highway 2 and slammed into the group of motorcyclists. The group of ten motorcyclists that fell victim to this accident were part of the “JarHeads Marine” veterans group and were heading to a charity event in New Hampshire at the time of the accident.

According to court records, the 23-year-old man had been stopped on suspicion of drunk driving twice in the past seven years.  Additionally, only one month prior to the tragic New Hampshire accident, the 23-year-old man failed a field sobriety test and was arrested in Connecticut.  Such a violation should have been grounds for revocation of the man’s commercial driver’s license (CDL).  However, the head of the department of motor vehicles in Massachusetts failed to revoke the 23-year-old man’s CDL, and she later resigned.

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Source:https://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/ny-new-hampshire-motorcyclist-homicide-not-guilty-20190626-h64an762rfe3pcpj2jki7ykreu-story.html

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