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Police charge man for killing pedestrian in front of city hall

The Bristol Police Department Traffic Division has concluded its investigation into the fatal pedestrian accident that occurred on July 7, 2016 on North Main Street by City Hall. The investigation found the operator of the motor vehicle, Gary DeFilippe, in violation of the following:

• Negligent Homicide with a Motor Vehicle

• Failure to Grant Right of Way to Pedestrian in Cross Walk

• Failure to Exercise Due Care to Avoid a Pedestrian

• Traveling too Fast for Conditions

• Failure to Have Lights Lite

An arrest warrant application was submitted to the court and approved. On November 4, 2016, DeFilippe came to the Bristol Police Department to be processed for the above violations. DeFilippe was released on a $10,000.00 Non-Surety Bond and given an court date of November 14, 2016 in GA17.

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