A Mercer woman is facing multiple charges related to a deadly crash in Lawrence County.
Laura E. Gargiulo, 42, was arrested Friday by Hickory Township police, according to online court records. She is facing charges of homicide by vehicle, involuntary manslaughter, prohibiting text-based communication, careless driving-unintentional death, reckless driving, property damage and aggravated assault by vehicle. She is in Lawrence County jail on $50,000 bail.
According to New Castle News, police said on May 7 Ms. Gargiulo was sending a text message when she crashed into Daniel E. Gallatin of Scott Township. Mr. Gallatin was a former chief of the Scott Township volunteer fire department.
A preliminary hearing date is set for May 23.
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