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N.J. driver indicted in deadly I-95 crash

A central New Jersey driver who authorities say was drunk when he caused a fatal crash on Interstate 95 has been indicted on three counts of death by auto.

Nineteen-year-old Luis Delcid-Cardona of Hamilton Township also faces one count of leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death in the indictment handed up by a Mercer County grand jury.

 

It was made public Wednesday.

Delcid-Cardona was injured in the Dec. 12 crash that killed his cousin and two female friends. He faces a lengthy prison term if convicted.

Authorities say Delcid-Cardona was southbound in Lawrence Township when he lost control of his car, which went over a curb and hit the back of a parked tractor-trailer. His attorney says poor weather played a role in the crash.

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