BRIDGEPORT, Connecticut — A state corrections officer has been charged in a hit-and-run crash that killed a Bridgeport woman and injured her young son.
Patricia Daniels pleaded not guilty in Bridgeport Superior Court Tuesday to charges of manslaughter, risk of injury to a child and evading responsibility.
The Connecticut Post reports (http://bit.ly/1xctgln ) that Daniels and her lawyer would not comment as they left the courtroom.
Daniels is a 16-year veteran of the state Department of Correction. She's charged in the Dec. 4 crash that killed Evelyn Agyei and injured her 11-year-old son.
Agyei, who had been a teacher in her native Ghana, was caring for the children of a Trumbull family. She was driving her 11-year-old son to school at the time of the crash.
Police said they tracked Daniels' cellphone to the crash scene.
Information from: Connecticut Post, http://www.connpost.com
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