Around 7 a.m. on July 9, 2014, 40-year-old Kristen Williams, formerly Kristin Conner, was driving a pickup truck on Rt 47 northbound when she went off the road and hit a utility pole.
The accident happened months ago, but the announcement was made Tuesday.
State College police say 49-year-old David Bartley told investigators at the scene his wife Susan was behind the wheel and threw herself in front of him just before a crash in July.
It’s now easier for New Jersey prosecutors to obtain convictions on vehicular homicide or assault by auto charges when drivers kill or injure someone while using a cellphone.
Montgomery County authorities were vowing to crack down on stores that sell synthetic drugs after a Pottstown man, allegedly high on K-2, killed two people in a crash in May.
Howard Christy, II has been charged with vehicular homicide, DUI and related offenses.
A Philadelphia man has been sentenced to 13 to 26 years in prison in a crash in a stolen vehicle that killed a Villanova University student last fall.