Drunk driver released from hospital, faces vehicular homicide

By Anna Norris

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Drunk driver released from hospital, faces vehicular homicide

March 28, 2014 Updated Mar 28, 2014 at 4:21 PM EDT

Town of Greene, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Bradley Goodrich, 22, was released from UHS Wilson Medical Center after being treated for internal injuries and now faces vehicular homicide for allegedly driving drunk and causing a car crash that killed his passenger.

According to the Chenango County District Attorney, Goodrich, of Greene, had a blood alcohol content of 0.25% when his vehicle crashed into a utility pole on March 7 on Hogsback Road in Greene.

The passenger, Brandon Archer, 23, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Goodrich was indicted by a grand jury on March 20 and is scheduled to be arraigned Monday, March 31 in Chenango County Court.

He faces felony counts of aggravated vehicular homicide, second-degree manslaughter, second-degree vehicular manslaughter, driving while intoxicated, aggravated driving while intoxicated with a blood alcohol content of 0.18% or greater, and a misdemeanor count of reckless driving.

Goodrich could be sentenced to spend up to 25 years in state prison if convicted of the most severe charge, aggravated vehicular homicide.

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