Steuben Man Charged With Vehicular Manslaughter

By WBNG News

Steuben Man Charged With Vehicular Manslaughter

July 22, 2010 Updated Sep 7, 2008 at 3:43 PM EST

A man is charged with vehicular manslaughter after a fatal crash in Steuben County.

The Steuben County Sheriff's Office says the accident happened around 1:45 this morning, on County Route 64 in the Town of Hornellsville.

A pick-up truck was traveling south when the driver lost control, the truck went up an embankment, and struck a NYSEG utility pole.

The passenger, 29 year-old Darwin Davis of Hornell was ejected from the vehicle.

He was pronounced dead at the scene

The driver, 22 year-old Kevin McPherson of Canisteo, was charged with Vehicular Manslaughter in the second degree.

McPherson was taken to the Steuben County Jail, and held on a 10 thousand dollar cash bail.

He is scheduled to appear in the Town of Hornellsville Court at a later date.

To submit a comment on this article, your email address is required. We respect your privacy and your email will not be visible to others nor will it be added to any email lists.