WORCESTER, Massachusetts — The man charged with being drunk when he plowed his Jeep into the rear of bread delivery truck in Massachusetts, killing the driver, faces trial in March
The Telegram & Gazette (http://bit.ly/ZTc8HR ) reports that a judge Thursday scheduled a March 23 trial for 28-year-old Keith LeBlanc of Auburn on charges including vehicular manslaughter and drunken driving.
Prosecutors say LeBlanc rear-ended the bread truck on Interstate 290 in Auburn on Nov. 11, 2012.
The truck was forced into the guardrail and the driver, 45-year-old Duane Race of Putnam, Connecticut, was thrown 80 to 100 feet and landed in the road.
Authorities say LeBlanc drove away, and police followed a trail of leaking automotive fluids to his house where he failed a field sobriety test.
His lawyer questioned the legality of that test.
Information from: Telegram & Gazette (Worcester, Massachusetts), http://www.telegram.com