Posted by: kendra | March 26, 2009

Guilty Plea in Case That Killed 2 Men Riding a Bike

From the Star Ledger:

A 21-year-old Parsippany driver pleaded guilty today to killing two men riding a bicycle by striking them with his car on a two-lane road last year. He now faces being sentenced to 12 years in state prison.

Christopher Hoppe pleaded guilty in Superior Court in Morristown to two counts of second-degree vehicular homicide in the deaths of Carmelo Garcia Lopez, 19, and Ivan Canuto De La Cruz, 21, who were killed on Knoll Road on June 29.

From the Daily Record:

A 21-year-old Lake Hiawatha man pleaded guilty today to two counts of death by auto, telling a judge he was speeding and driving on the wrong side of Knoll Road in Parsippany last June when he struck and killed two men riding together on a bicycle.


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