FARMINGTON, Conn. (WTNH) — The driver involved in a crash that killed a recent Farmington High School graduate now faces multiple charges.
Farmington police arrested 21-year-old Jacob Coffey for allegedly speeding and running a red light before hitting a car driven by 17-year-old Luke Roux on Route 6 in June.
Police said Coffey had an elevated blood alcohol content.
Coffey is charged with first-degree manslaughter, operating a motor vehicle under the influence, reckless driving, red light violations, and speeding greater than 60 mph.
He was released on a $250,000 bond and is due in Hartford Superior Court on Aug. 23.