Virginia man charged with DWI in deadly Utica crash

      Monday morning update:

      A Virginia man is charged with drunk driving in a deadly crash that claimed the life of a Utica man.

      It happened around 7:13 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of South Street and Webster Avenue.

      Utica police have charged 46-year-old William Daniels of Virginia with DWI. He is currently in stable condition at St. Elizabeth's Hospital.

      Police say Daniels was driving a van when he collided with a man and his wife. 50-year-old Nurko Bakaran, of South Utica Street, was killed. Dula Bakaran sustained significant injuries and was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

      Any further charges against Daniels are pending a report by the accident reconstruction team and toxicology results.

      Original story:

      U tica police are investigating a fatal accident.

      Sunday a round 7:15 pm police responded to South Street and Webster Avenue for an accident involving a van and a car. Police say the driver of the car 50-year-old Nurko Bakaran was killed and his wife Dula was hospitalized with serious injuries.

      T he driver of the van is also being treated.