Jury clears former Milford police officer on manslaughter charge
By The Associated Press
MILFORD, CT (AP) -
former Milford police officer has been acquitted of manslaughter, but
convicted of negligent homicide and other charges in connection with car
crash that killed two teenagers.
Jason Anderson also was
found guilty by a Milford Superior Court jury on Tuesday of misconduct
with a motor vehicle and reckless driving.
Prosecutors said Anderson was to blame for the 2009 crash that killed David Servin and Ashlie Krakowski.
Anderson was accused of
driving recklessly at 94 mph in Orange without his cruiser's lights or
sirens on when he struck the teens.
The defense argued that
Servin was at fault. Witnesses testified that Servin had an elevated
blood alcohol level, didn't come to a full stop at a stoplight and
didn't yield when he turned left in front of Anderson's cruiser.
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