Man charged with vehicular homicide for death of firefighter


First Posted: 5/12/2009

A Noxen man has been charged with homicide by motor vehicle while driving drunk in connection with a vehicle crash that killed a Plains Township firefighter in April.

Thomas Patton, 31, is scheduled to be arraigned this afternoon before District Judge Michael Dotzel in Wilkes-Barre Township.

Wilkes-Barre police say Patton, driving a 1995 Dodge Dakota pickup truck, struck a 1991 Isuzu pickup truck driven by 60-year-old Robert J. Kubicki at Wilkes-Barre Boulevard and Butler Street on April 1.

For the complete story, read The Times Leader on Wednesday.

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