An Albion man was indicted on a manslaughter cost after his involvement in a deadly China crash in April 2022.
Bruce Bourget II, 50, had been driving the 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt that was concerned in a rollover crash that resulted within the demise of the passenger on April 16, 2022.
Bourget appeared to have did not take the flip and misplaced management of the automobile, which rolled over a number of instances earlier than coming to a cease. The passenger, 63 year-old Peter S. Fernald Jr. of Winslow, was ejected from the automobile within the crash. He was transported to Northern Mild Japanese Maine Medical Middle, the place he died.
Bourget was additionally ejected from the automobile, and was transported to MaineGeneral hospital in Augusta with critical accidents.
Police consider that Bourget had consumed alcohol and had been driving impaired.
He was indicted this week by a Kennebec County jury, and faces a Class A felony manslaughter cost, in addition to a Class B felony cost of working a automobile whereas intoxicated, based on the Lewiston Solar Journal.
The manslaughter indictment claims that Bourget acted “recklessly, or with legal negligence,” which resulted within the demise of one other particular person, and the Albion man faces a possible 30-year jail sentence.
A date for Bourget’s first courtroom listening to has not been set but.