Brockton man faces OUI charge in fatal crash
BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) -- A Brockton man is facing motor vehicle homicide and drunken driving charges for allegedly causing a weekend crash that killed a father of three.
Joshua Cooper was arraigned Tuesday in connection with crash at about 1 a.m. Saturday that killed 42-year-old Morris Webb.
Prosecutors say the 25-year-old Cooper swerved around a stopped vehicle at a traffic light, ran the light, and struck Webb’s SUV. Webb was ejected and pronounced dead at the hospital.
Cooper and his passenger were also injured. Cooper appeared in court in a neck brace.
Prosecutors say Cooper’s blood alcohol content was above the legal level to drive and he was barred from consuming alcohol due as a condition of probation in a previous case.
Cooper’s attorney said in court that his client is remorseful.
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