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Release*†††††††††††††††† Date: April 17, 2014
†††††††††††††††††† †††† Middlesex
County Prosecutorís Office
††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††† *News Release*†††††††††††††††† Date: April 17, 2014
Tractor-trailer driver charged with auto fatality
††††††††† Middlesex County Acting Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Chief William Volkert of the Old Bridge Police Department announced that a tractor-trailer driver was arrested today and charged with crashing into a car on Route 9 and killing the driver.
††††††††† Stephen Seidl, 49, of Robbinsville, was charged with aggravated manslaughter and death by auto for causing the crash that killed Heidi Bennett, 50, of Freehold on March 31, 2014.
††††††††† Bail has been set at $300,000.
arrested at his home after an investigation by Officer John Bulin of the Old
Bridge Police Department and Investigator
The investigation showed the victim was stopped for a red light in the center southbound lane of Route 9 at the Old Mill Road intersection in Old Bridge when her 2002 Hyundai Accent was struck in the rear at 12:33 p.m. by the tractor-trailer, which was being driven by Seidl.
with information is asked to call Officer Bulin of the Old Bridge Police
Department at (732) 679-5959, or
As is the case with all criminal defendants, the charges against Seidl are merely accusations and he is presumed innocent until proven guilty.