Phoenix Man Arrested For Vehicular Manslaughter In December Crash

Town of Volney, N.Y. - New York State Police have now arrested a Phoenix man for vehicular manslaughter after a crash last month.

On December 27th, Troopers says Mathew Pelton had a blood alcohol level of .11, when the truck and trailer he was driving on County Route 6 in the Town of Volney, jackknifed and struck a vehicle driven by Robyn Sweeney of Fulton.

Sweeny's vehicle was then struck head on by another vehicle.

Sweeny was pronounced dead at the scene. In addition to manslaughter Pelton faces DWI and failure to keep right.

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