New York man charged in drunk driving fatal accident

A 25-year-old Brooklyn man who killed a pedestrian in a drunk driving accident, has been charged. The man faced manslaughter, attempted vehicular manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide, speeding and DWI charges after he was arrested for hitting and killing a woman. The accident happened on the corner of Shore Parkway and Bragg Street in Sheepshead Bay…

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New York father fights distracted driving following loss of son

A New York father is putting pressure on lawmakers and police officers to treat distracted driving the same way as drunk driving. Along with his family and others, he formed an organization called Distracted Operators Risk Casualties, or DORCs. The man lost his 18-year-old son in 2011 following a head-on collision in which distracted driving…

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