facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Massachusetts trooper suspended after fatal off-duty DWI crash

Oct. 2, 2013 at 4:51 PM   |   Comments

KINGSTON, Mass., Oct. 2 (UPI) -- A Massachusetts state trooper, charged with driving drunk in an off-duty crash that killed a mother and daughter, has been suspended without pay, police said.

John J. Basler, 25, of Kingston, Mass., is charged in a June 22 in which Susan Macchi, 64, and Juliet Macchi, 23, were killed. Basler was injured.

State police suspended Basler after a duty hearing Tuesday, The Boston Globe reported Wednesday.

Basler is charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and carrying a firearm while under the influence of liquor.

State police said an accident reconstruction team was still investigating the accident. More charges could be filed pending the results of their report, the Globe said.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Russian currency crashes Russian currency crashes
2
Lumberton grandpa shoots granddaughter's would-be rapist Lumberton grandpa shoots granddaughter's would-be rapist
3
U.S. airstrikes succeeding in cutting oil financing for Islamic State U.S. airstrikes succeeding in cutting oil financing for Islamic State
4
Two dead, more wounded in high school cafeteria shooting in Marysville, Wash. Two dead, more wounded in high school cafeteria shooting in Marysville, Wash.
5
Nurse Nina Pham declared free of Ebola, meets President Obama Nurse Nina Pham declared free of Ebola, meets President Obama
Trending News
Around the Web
x
Feedback