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Release*†††††††††††† ††††Date: June 5, 2014
†††††††††††††††††† †††† Middlesex
County Prosecutorís Office
††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††† *News Release*†††††††††††† ††††Date: June 5, 2014
††††††††† Middlesex County Acting Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey
announced that a
Ernest Feist, 55, pleaded guilty to three counts of assault by auto, admitting that he was intoxicated when he crashed his vehicle and injured the three people in the township on June 4, 2013.
Feist pleaded guilty after reaching an agreement with Middlesex County Assistant Prosecutor Allysa Gambarella.
part of the plea agreement, Feist will be sentenced to serve up to five years
was charged after Investigator Michael Daniewicz of the Middlesex County
Prosecutorís Office determined that Feist was intoxicated and
was travelling at a high rate of speed when he crashed on
The investigation determined that Feist, who was heading west in a 2012 Mercedes CLS, crossed over the double yellow line and struck an on-coming vehicle, a 2004 Toyota Highlander, that was driven by a 57-year-old Manalapan woman.
was airlifted to
seriously injured in the crash was a passenger in Feistís vehicle, a
34-year-old man from Effort,
The remaining victim was a 31-year-old Manalapan woman who was driving a 2004 Mazda that was traveling behind the Toyota Highlander.
driver of the Mazda was taken to