Driver Charged in Fatal Avon Mountain Crash

One person was killed, another was injured in the December crash

West Hartford police have arrested the driver in a fatal crash on Avon Mountain that killed one of his passengers and left another in critical condition.

Quashan Whitehead, 23, is charged with manslaughter, assault with a motor vehicle, and driving under the influence.

Whitehead lost control of his car, went airborne and slammed into two trees on Dec. 29, investigators said.

A passenger, Robert Tyrelle Wimbush, 22, was killed. Brittany Drawhorn, 20, remains in intensive care at St. Francis Hospital.

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