Fairview Township man charged with 3rd-degree murder in DUI crash

Justin Haines

NEW CUMBERLAND, Pa. (WHTM) – A York County man was going nearly twice the speed limit and had a blood-alcohol content more than three times over the legal limit when he caused a fatal crash in Fairview Township, police said.

Justin Haines, 35, of Fairview Township, was charged Thursday with third-degree murder and related charges stemming from the Feb.8 crash at the intersection of Lewisberry and Poplar roads, township police said.

Police said Haines was going 78 miles per hour on Lewisberry Road, which has a 40 mph speed limit at the intersection, and he had a blood-alcohol content of .25 percent when he hit another car pulling out from Poplar Road.

In addition to third-degree murder, Haines is charged with homicide by vehicle while DUI, aggravated assault by vehicle while DUI, and 10 other counts. His bail at York County Prison was denied.

Photo credit: Fairview Township Police Department

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