Man accused in deadly gas station crash previously had license revoked

The man accused of causing a deadly crash at a Passaic County gas station has a history of reckless driving, according to driving records.

News 12 Staff

Feb 21, 2019, 11:14 PM

Updated 1,913 days ago

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Man accused in deadly gas station crash previously had license revoked
The man accused of causing a deadly crash at a Passaic County gas station has a history of reckless driving, according to driving records.
Jason Vanderee had previously lost his license for driving recklessly while under the influence of drugs. He also had a history of drug addiction, according to records.
Vanderee is accused of causing a crash at the Delta Gas Station on Route 23 in Wayne. He allegedly suffered an opioid overdose, causing him to lose control of his vehicle and sending it crashing into the gas station.
The vehicle struck and killed three people: 50-year-old Jon Warbeck, a former Carlstadt firefighter; his son 17-year-old Luke Warbeck, a high school student; and 23-year-old Lovedeep Fatra, a gas station attendant who had recently moved to the United States from India.
Friends and family of the victims have built a large memorial at the crash site in their honor.
Vanderee is scheduled to appear in court Monday to face aggravated manslaughter charges.


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