GATES, N.Y. (WROC) — A garbage truck driver has been arrested and charged with Criminal Negligent Homicide after a fatal crash along Spencerport Road.
Investigators say Jerry Moore, 31, was driving a garbage truck while watching a video on his cell phone when he rear-ended a car driven by Paul Laudico on February 3. The car was pushed out into the intersection, where it was hit by a pickup truck.
Laudico was pronounced dead at the scene. Moore and the pickup truck driver were not injured.
Gates police say Moore had his cell phone propped up in a cupholder playing a video at the time of the crash. He has been charged with Criminal Negligent Homicide and released on an appearance ticket.
Moore is due back in court on March 30.