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3 members of NJ family killed in crash with suspected drunk driver

Three members of a New Jersey family died after a crash with an alleged drunk driver in upstate New York.

News 12 Staff

May 27, 2019, 1:16 PM

Updated 1,854 days ago

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Three members of a New Jersey family died after a crash with an alleged drunk driver in upstate New York.
It happened in Sheldon, New York, where police say a man driving a pickup truck ran a stop sign and slammed into the family's SUV. According to police, among those killed were two women and a 4-year-old.
Six others, four of whom are children, were hurt. The family was heading to Niagra Falls.
Richard Sawicki, 20, was arrested on charges including aggravated vehicular homicide and DWI. He was arraigned and held on $200,000 bond.
The family hasn't been identified, and it's not clear where in New Jersey they are from.
AP wires contributed to this report.


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