- Associated Press - Thursday, September 1, 2016

CINCINNATI (AP) - A man accused of striking and killing a Cincinnati firefighter who was driving to work has pleaded guilty to a charge of vehicular homicide.

Court records show that Patric Tucker pleaded guilty to the misdemeanor charge this week in Hamilton County Municipal Court. Police said the 24-year-old Springdale man was driving the car that struck firefighter Jordan Pieniazek (puh-NAY’-zek) on May 1. Authorities say the firefighter was traveling to work on a motorcycle when Tucker’s car went left of center and hit Pieniazek head-on.

Police said drugs and alcohol weren’t factors in the crash.

Tucker’s attorney, Clyde Bennett II, also has said that Tucker wasn’t impaired and that he wasn’t using his cellphone at the time of the crash.


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