Wethersfield, NY (April 16, 2020) – Police confirmed that a passenger was killed in a crash that left the driver under arrest on Tuesday morning, April 14th. Cori Shearing, 20, of Pike, was tragically killed in a car crash on Pleasant Valley Road in Wethersfield, according to officials.
Authorities stated that Shearing was the passenger in a Mazda being driven by 20-year-old Michael Conrad, of Wethersfield. Conrad was reported to have been driving at a high rate of speed when he lost control and crashed off the roadway.
Emergency responders arrived at the scene where Shearing was sadly pronounced deceased. Conrad was transported to Erie County Medical Center and then placed under arrest for second-degree vehicular manslaughter, as well as DWI among other charges.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Cori Shearing at this time.
Fatal DUI Accidents in New York
Between 2003 and 2012, a total of 3,752 people were killed in New York car accidents that were triggered by an intoxicated driver. Impaired drivers often drive much more recklessly and at a high rate of speed, frequently increasing the likelihood of a serious crash. While it is undoubtedly difficult, it is important for victims and bereaved families to know that they have substantial rights when their suffering has been caused by a terribly irresponsible party.
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