Authorities: Man was under the influence of drugs when he caused crash that killed young girl

Authorities say a man has been indicted in connection with the death of a young girl in a head-on crash.

News 12 Staff

Jun 25, 2021, 11:31 AM

Updated 1,024 days ago

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Authorities say a man has been indicted in connection with the death of a young girl in a head-on crash.
The crash happened on Jan. 30 in Little Egg Harbor.
According to authorities, Michel Pillarella, 27, of Manahawkin, was found to be under the influence of drugs when he allegedly hit another car head-on.
Authorities say the young girl died 10 days after the crash. The driver of the car, also a juvenile, is recovering from serious injuries.
Pillarella was indicted by a grand jury for vehicular homicide, aggravated manslaughter, assault by auto and other charges.


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