Chalk Hill man charged in fatal Bullskin crash
Homicide by vehicle and other charges were filed against a Chalk Hill man stemming from a fatal vehicle collision in 2013.
This week, Daniel Linn Evans Sr., 58, of 46 LaFayette Trail was charged with homicide by vehicle, careless driving, reckless driving and other traffic violations before District Judge Ronald Haggerty Jr.
The charges were the result of a vehicle collision at the intersection of Route 119 and Kingview Road on April 4, 2013, when a Ford F-150 driven by Evans collided with a 1991 Chrysler Imperial driven by Darrell B. Bonomo, 63, of Export. Bonomo was pronounced dead at the scene from injuries suffered in the collision.
According to state police at Uniontown, Evans failed to stop at a red light as he was traveling along Route 119 in Bullskin and his pickup struck the driver's side door of Bonomo's vehicle as it was traveling through the intersection.
Evans, who was transported to Uniontown Hospital for minor injuries, told police that he was driving south in the passing lane and attempted to move into the driving lane after checking his vehicle mirrors.
Evans told police he looked backward and forward and then noticed a car pulling onto Route 119 from his right and he could not avoid hitting it. He told police that as far as he knew, the light was green.
According to court documents, witnesses at the scene told police the truck went through a red light before striking the car.
A preliminary hearing has been scheduled for Evans before Haggerty at 9 a.m. Thursday.
Evans is free on $20,000 unsecured bond.
Mark Hofmann is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 724-626-3539 or email@example.com.
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- Gulf War veteran restores Uniontown mansion
- South Connellsville man has fond memories of service in Navy
- Lynn: Memorial Day service to be held in Tri-Town area
- Army unit reunites to honor fallen comrade in Uniontown
- Keepsake ornament depicts Dunbar church history
- Brownsville Boy Scouts make sure vets are not forgotten
- Connellsville building owner uses graffiti to point out unsightly demolition debris
- Connellsville details its Memorial Day parade lineup
- Vanderbilt council addresses abandoned homes, parking
- Henry: Geranium Festival coming to Connellsville
- Connellsville hotel fruition hangs on DEP support