Lancaster man charged in fatal DUI crash on Route 272

LANCASTER, Pa. (WHTM) – Authorities say a city man was driving drunk when he caused a fatal crash last fall on Route 272 in Drumore Township.

Adgery Negron-Alvarado, 25, is charged with vehicular homicide while DUI, causing a crash while not licensed, DUI, and related offenses, according to Lancaster County District Attorney Craig Stedman’s office.

Investigators say Negron-Alvarado on Nov. 15 was driving between 91 and 95 mph in a 55 mph zone when he lost control in a curve. His Suzuki collided nearly head-on with 79-year-old Richard Owen’s Kia.

Owen, of Oxford, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities say Negron-Alvarado had a blood-alcohol level of .10 percent shortly after the crash. The state’s legal limit for drivers is .08 percent.

He has waived a preliminary hearing.

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