Man Charged in Naugatuck Fatal Crash

Alexander Oneschuk
Naugatuck Police

Naugatuck police have arrested a man suspected in a crash in February that killed an Oxford man

Police said 71-year-old Alexander Oneschuk, of Naugatuck, was taken into custody on Tuesday and arrested in connection with a fatal two-car crash on Feb. 27 on Gunntown Road. 

Oneschuck crossed the center line and collided head-on with a vehicle being driven by 43-year-old Daniel Lucas, of Oxford, who was pronounced dead from his injuries at the scene of the crash, according to police. 

Oneschuk was charged with negligent homicide with a motor vehicle, failure to drive in the proper lane on a multiple-lane highway; reckless driving; operating under suspended registration; mandatory security requirements, no insurance; and operating an unregistered motor vehicle.

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