|York man charged in Aurora fatality|
Two felony charges have been filed in York County in connection with a Nov. 2 fatal accident.
Otis Newcomb, 37, of York, was charged with aggravated motor vehicle homicide, a Class II felony, and unintentional killing by an unlawful act, a Class III felony, according to the York News-Times.
It was reported that toxicology results showed Newcomb’s blood-alcohol level was 0.113, above the Nebraska legal limit of .08.
Efforts to reach York County Attorney Candace Dick prior to press time were unsuccessful.
Newcomb was driving a 2007 Ford van that collided with a 2003 Chevy 2KH driven by Michael Krejci, 38, of Aurora, shortly after 1 a.m. Nov. 2. Lauren Akerson of Aurora, a passenger in the vehicle driven by Krejci, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.
Newcomb is currently held at the York County Jail, according to the News-Times. His bond has been set at 10 percent of $300,000.
A court hearing was set for this afternoon (Wednesday).