component-social-facebook_share_api-v2-01
      31
      Thursday
      17 / 11
      Friday
      25 / -2
      Saturday
      2 / -9

      Ellisburg man charged with Vehicular Manslaughter after truck flips over, killing passenger

      The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office says a man was killed and another charged with driving while intoxicated after the truck they were in flipped over at around 9:25pm Saturday evening in the Town of Ellisburg.

      The Sheriff says Amado Hernandez-Alvarado, 23, of Ellisburg, was driving a 2001 Ford F150 pickup truck west on Lake Road in Ellisburg, when he exited the north shoulder of the road and flipped several times. The truck came to a stop in an adjacent field, killing the passenger in the car.

      Officials identified the passenger as 33-year-old Rafael Espinoza from Mexico.

      The Sheriff's Office charged Hernandez-Alvarado with Driving While Intoxicated, Second Degree Vehicular Manslaughter, Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle and Speed not Reasonable and Prudent. He will be arraigned today in Town of Ellisburg Court.

      The name of the victim has not yet been released.

      FOLLOW US ON TWITTER