Police have charged a man in a crash that killed a man in South Windsor in February and said he was drunk and speeding.
Adam Lincoln, 24, of South Windsor, hit a tree in the front yard of a volunteer firefighter’s Hillside Drive home, according to police.
One of the passengers. Sgt. Ryan Martin, a 25-year-old U.S. Marine from South Windsor, was transported to Manchester Memorial Hospital, where he died.
Lincoln and another passenger, Konrad Kryla, 26, also of South Windsor, were transported to the hospital for treatment.
Lincoln’s blood alcohol content was .171 at the time of the crash, police said, and he had been traveling well in excess of 25 miles per hour.
Members of Metro Traffic Services and the South Windsor Police Department investigated and police obtained search warrants for evidence and medical records.
Lincoln was arrested on a warrant Monday and charged with manslaughter in the second degree with a motor vehicle, assault in the second degree with a motor vehicle, operation of a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, traveling unreasonably fast and failure to maintain proper lane.
He was held on $250,000 surety bond and appeared in Manchester Superior Court later Monday morning.