LEWISTON, N.Y. (WKBW) — A driver has been arrested and is facing charges after a crash in Lewiston that killed his passenger.
Lewiston police say 29-year-old Patrick Pardee turned himself in Wednesday and is charged with the following:
- Second degree vehicular manslaughter
- Driving while ability impaired by a combined influence of drugs
- Third degree aggravated unlicensed operation
- Traffic violation
According to police, Pardee crashed his car into a tree off Lewiston Road near Riverdale Cemetery on June 18. The passenger in the vehicle, 32-year-old Matthew Maines of Youngstown was pronounced dead at the scene.