Charges Upgraded to First-Degree Manslaughter for Driver Involved in Kearny Crash

Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said charges against the driver in a fatal collision in Kearny in March that killed a 26-year-old Newark man have been upgraded to include first-degree aggravated manslaughter and death by auto after the investigation determined the driver was operating above the posted speed limit, had a Blood Alcohol Content level above the legal limit, and failed to maintain his lane.

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