Massachusetts teen charged in deadly hit-and-run accident
ORANGE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man has been charged in connection with a hit-and-run crash over the weekend that killed a New Hampshire man.
Mary Carey, a spokeswoman for the Northwestern District Attorney’s office says 19-year-old Andrej Oljaca, of Concord, faces several charges including motor vehicle homicide by negligent operation.
Prosecutors say the crash at about 6:45 a.m. Saturday in Erving took the life of 68-year-old Phillip Reed of Hinsdale, New Hampshire.
Police say Oljaca was driving a stolen box truck and after the crash ran into the nearby woods.
He pleaded not guilty at his arraignment Monday and was held on $10,000 bail. He told authorities that he ran into the woods because he was scared.