NY man, 20, faces charges in fatal pickup crash

NY man, 20, faces charges in fatal pickup crash

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GREENPORT, N.Y. (AP) - State police say a 20-year-old Columbia County man faces drunken driving and vehicular manslaughter charges for a fiery rollover crash that killed the passenger in his pickup truck.

Troopers say Nicholas Howard was driving on Church Road in the Columbia County town of Greenport at 2:30 a.m. Friday when the vehicle veered off the road, rolled over several times and burst into flames. Police say 40-year-old Scott Fenoff of Livingston was thrown from the pickup truck and died of his injuries.

Howard was arraigned later on a DWI charge and sent to Columbia County Jail on $10,000 bail. He's due to appear in Greenport Town Court on Jan. 13 for arraignment on a vehicular manslaughter charge.

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