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Warren County chase suspect indicted for manslaughter

October 01, 2019 05:12 PM

The man accused of leading police on a chase last week on the Northway and causing a deadly crash has been indicted.

NewsChannel 13 has learned an indictment has been handed up charging Skyler Crouse with 12 counts, including manslaughter.

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Police say Crouse was going 90 miles an hour in a work zone last Thursday near Exit 19 on the Northway. Troopers say he wouldn't pull over and a chase started.

Police used a spike strip near Exit 25 to try to stop Crouse.

He got off the exit at a high rate of speed and hit a car on the ramp, killing Joseph Turcotte.

Crouse was also charged with harassment for spitting on one of our photographers.

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