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By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | January 5, 2008
MARTINSBURG, W.VA. - A Berkeley County man charged in the death of a 16-year-old Martinsburg boy on his birthday in August 2006 entered guilty pleas Friday in Berkeley County Circuit Court to negligent homicide and felony child neglect. Joshua Delano Sealock, 21, is expected to be sentenced March 14 by 23rd Judicial Circuit Judge Christopher C. Wilkes. Brian Allen McClurg was one of four passengers riding in a white 1993 Nissan Altima driven by Sealock when he wrecked the car Aug. 9 on Welltown Road.
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By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | January 4, 2008
MARTINSBURG, W.VA. ? A Berkeley County man charged in the death of a 16-year-old Martinsburg boy on his birthday in August 2006 entered guilty pleas Friday in Berkeley County Circuit Court to negligent homicide and felony child neglect. Joshua Delano Sealock, 21, is expected to be sentenced March 14 by 23rd Judicial Circuit Judge Christopher C. Wilkes. Brian Allen McClurg was one of four passengers riding in a white 1993 Nissan Altima driven by Sealock when he wrecked the car Aug. 9 on Welltown Road.
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By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | December 6, 2007
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - A 17-year-old boy was charged with negligent homicide after the vehicle he was driving ran off the road Wednesday and struck and killed a Berkeley County man who was shoveling snow outside of his house off Eagle School Road near Martinsburg, police said. Robert "Bob" Penn, 69, of 144 Princeton St., was taken to City Hospital in Martinsburg where he was pronounced dead at 3:27 p.m, according to Jefferson and Berkeley county Medical Examiner Donald L. Shirley.
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by DAVE McMILLION | July 25, 2006
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - A 73-year-old Kearneysville, W.Va., man was charged Monday with negligent homicide in the death of an Allegheny Power worker who was struck by a van on W.Va. 480 in May, according to court records. Theodore A. Yetka was released on a $10,000 personal recognizance bond after being arraigned Monday, according to Jefferson County Magistrate Court records. The accident occurred May 7 at about 6:32 a.m. near Little Curry Lane when Yetka was driving north on W.Va.
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By PEPPER BALLARD | February 25, 2006
A 75-year-old Clear Spring man has been indicted in connection with the Dec. 1, 2005 traffic accident that claimed the life of 21-year-old Dalen Daniel Snell, according to a Maryland State Police written release. Wayne Eugene Baker, of 11722 Big Spring Road, turned himself in to state police Friday on an open Circuit Court warrant, issued following a Washington County grand jury indictment in connection with the accident, police said. He was taken before a District Court Commissioner and released on personal recognizance, according to the release.
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by CANDICE BOSELY | December 8, 2005
MARTINSBURG, W.VA. martinsburg@herald-mail.com A Martinsburg man has been charged with negligent homicide in a late-September accident in which a Jeep Wrangler hit a tree and flipped, and that involved a passenger who died a week later in a hospital, according to court records. Shannon V. "Jay" Jays, 28, was charged with negligent homicide and driving with an expired license, both misdemeanor offenses. Court records listed three different addresses for Jays - 1100 Royal Crest Drive, 134 Fawn Haven Court and 2176 Golf Course Road, all in Martinsburg.
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by DAVE McMILLION | September 21, 2004
charlestown@herald-mail.com CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - The driver of a car that struck a flagman at a construction zone at the entrance to the Huntfield development in July looked down before the accident to get a cup for his chewing tobacco, according to papers filed in Jefferson County Magistrate Court. When Lee James Crawford looked up, he unsuccessfully swerved in an attempt to miss Michael Carleton Snyder, court records allege. On Monday, Crawford, of 405 Virginia St., Keyser, W.Va.
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by GREGORY T. SIMMONS | September 26, 2003
gregs@herald-mail.com A New York man on Thursday entered an Alford plea to charges related to a traffic accident that claimed the lives of two passengers in a car he was driving last March. Clifford Cochrane, 19, of New York City, entered the Alford plea to two counts of negligent homicide by automobile while under the influence of alcohol. Under an Alford plea, a defendant does not admit guilt but agrees the state has enough evidence to gain a conviction. Washington County Circuit Judge Frederick C. Wright sentenced Cochrane to the maximum sentence of five years in prison on each count, and ordered that the two sentences be served concurrently.
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by CANDICE BOSELY | May 22, 2003
martinsburg@herald-mail.com MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - The man who police allege was driving a Ford Explorer that crashed into a tree in September 2001, killing two of the SUV's occupants, was indicted Wednesday on two felony counts of driving under the influence causing death. Joshua D. Barrett, 20, of Hedgesville, W.Va., now could face a trial in Circuit Court. Barrett was 18 at the time of the wreck. Killed in the single-car accident were Kyra Heleine, 19, of Falling Waters, W.Va.
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by GREGORY T. SIMMONS | January 14, 2003
gregs@herald-mail.com HAGERSTOWN - A Smithsburg man on Monday pleaded guilty in Washington County Circuit Court to two counts of negligent homicide while intoxicated in the August 2002 deaths of two Sabillasville, Md., women. Donald Lee Curfman, 64, of the 21500 block of Jefferson Boulevard, was sentenced to five years in prison, and five years of probation when he is released. Washington County Circuit Judge Frederick C. Wright III said Curfman could be eligible for parole in 21/2 years.
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