Man pleads guilty in crash that killed 5 members of New Jersey family

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A man from Maryland involved in a Delaware collision that killed five members of a New Jersey family has pleaded guilty to several criminal charges.

Alvin Hubbard III, 45, of Cambridge, pleaded guilty Wednesday to five counts of operation of a motor vehicle causing death, and two counts of vehicular assault.

The charges carry no mandatory prison time, but maximum combined sentences totaling 14 years.

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Hubbard was indicted last year on five counts of second-degree vehicular homicide, three counts of vehicular assault and other offenses.

According to authorities, Hubbard operated his pickup truck in a criminally negligent manner when it crossed the median and was hit by the family's minivan.

Mary Rose Ballocanag survived the crash, but her husband, Audie Trinidad of Teaneck, New Jersey, and their four daughters died.

AP wire services helped contribute to this report.

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