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Woman accused of drunk driving in fatal accident on Black River Boulevard in Rome

Rome police have arrested a woman who was allegedly driving drunk when she hit two people on bicycles, killing one, on Black River Boulevard Thursday night.

Posted: May 22, 2020 6:36 AM
Updated: May 22, 2020 7:57 PM

ROME, N.Y. – Rome police have arrested a woman who was allegedly driving drunk when she hit two people on bicycles, killing one, on Black River Boulevard Thursday night.

Greish M. Ortega-Lebron, 21, has been charged with aggravated vehicular homicide, operating a motor vehicle with BAC of .08% or greater and driving while intoxicated.

Police say 20-year-old Jasmine Finch was pronounced dead at the scene, while 33-year-old Travis Carpenter sustained injuries and was airlifted to University Hospital, where he is currently in stable condition.

Ortega-Lebron is out for arraignment at Central Arraignment Processing.

Anyone with information about this incident should contact Det. Sharon Rood at the Rome Police Department.

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