2 drivers facing charges in deaths of high school students

July 24, 2018

NEEDHAM, Mass. (AP) — Two Massachusetts drivers authorities say were involved in a crash that took the lives of two high school students walking near their school have been indicted on negligent motor vehicle homicide charges.

Police say 16-year-old Talia Newfield and 17-year-old Adrienne Garrido, juniors and members of the track team at Needham High School, died after being struck in early February.

On Tuesday, the Norfolk district attorney announced indictments against 65-year-old Robert Berry, of Needham, and 52-year-old Danis Antoine-Guiteau, of Wellesley. Berry also faces a charge of aggravated assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. Antoine-Guiteau was also indicted on a manslaughter charge.

No arraignment date has been scheduled.

A message left at a home number for Berry was not immediately returned.

A number for Antoine-Guiteau could not immediately be located.

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