The driver of a car that crashed into a tree and killed a family caretaker in New Jersey has been charged with vehicular manslaughter, according to New Jersey’s attorney general’s office.
A grand jury indicted Joshua B. Johnson, 33, on Thursday on vehicular homicide and other charges.
He was being held without bail.
A spokeswoman for the attorney general, James D. Sprecher, said the case was being reviewed by a special prosecutor.
The accident happened on Monday near the intersection of New York Avenue and South Street, near a family home.
The family of 24-year-old Michelle Stover, a nurse who had just returned from a hospital stay, said they heard a loud crash at around 7:30 a.m. and saw a gray SUV drive into the tree.
Stover was airlifted to a hospital where she died.
The car’s driver, 29-year and former New York City firefighter William Bowers, was charged with two counts of vehicular murder.
His attorney did not immediately return a request for comment.
Bowers was charged in May with first-degree vehicular killing and first-level recklessly endangering safety.
Bower’s lawyer did not return a call seeking comment.