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Wrongful death lawsuit filed against Connellsville man in 2013 accident

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 7:00 p.m.
 

A Dunbar Township woman has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against a Connellsville man accused of homicide by vehicle.

Adam Jacob Bagwell, 30, is charged by state police with homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence, homicide by vehicle, driving under the influence, driving without a license and other charges in connection with the July 23, 2013 accident.

In a criminal complaint, police said Bagwell had a blood-alcohol content 0.19 percent when he crashed a Kia Sportage on Bute Road, near Quarrick Road, in North Union shortly before 2 a.m.

A passenger, Leanne Collins, 40, of Dunbar Township, was taken to UPMC Mercy hospital in Pittsburgh, where she was pronounced dead on July 29, 2013, police said.

Bagwell is awaiting trial in the criminal case. On Monday, Lois Cecil of Dunbar, adminstratix of Collins' estate, filed the civil lawsuit seeking more than $50,000 in damages.

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