Some more details about the early Saturday car crash on the FDR Driver that left one driver dead and another driver charged with DWI and vehicular manslaughter. The charged driver, Brandon Connelly, reportedly had a 0.114 blood alcohol level (the legal limit is 0.08); his Audi hit a Chevy Tahoe (which hit a concrete median) near Catherine Slip, just north of the Brooklyn Bridge, and then the Audi hit a Dodge Caravan. The Tahoe's driver Jamil Aljabal, 42, of Henderson, NC, was killed, while four other people plus Connelly were injured. Connelly is a Marine and his wife told the Post, "We're hurting for all the families, for everybody... He's an amazing, loving father. He served his country, and he did it proudly." And Connelly's step-grandfather said, "The first tour he went on, he was training [Iraqi] guys. After 9/11, that tour was a tough one. That's all he said: 'It wasn't like my last tour.' It was unpleasant."
Alleged DWI Driver In FDR Crash Is Iraq Vet
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