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Oct
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Deadly NH Motorcycle Crash: Indictments Filed Against Driver 3 Months After

Volodymyr Zhukovskyy, of West Springfield, was indicted on 23 charges including reckless manslaughter, DUI negligent homicide and aggravated DWI

The Massachusetts man who's pleaded not guilty to negligent homicide in the June crash that killed seven motorcyclists in New Hampshire has been officially indicted on 23 charges.

Volodymyr Zhukovskyy, 23, of West Springfield, was indicted Thursday on various counts of reckless manslaughter, DUI negligent homicide, aggravated DWI and reckless conduct in the June 21 crash in Randolph, New Hampshire.

Wed
02
Oct
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Witnesses: Truck crossed road twice before it hit motorcyclists

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Witness accounts of a June crash that killed seven motorcyclists in New Hampshire say the driver of a truck veered into the opposite lane of traffic at least twice before colliding with the oncoming bikers, according to a court document released Tuesday.

Volodymyr Zhukovskyy was driving erratically on westbound Route 2 on June 21, the witnesses told police. A man driving behind him said he remembered “dust being kicked up” when the truck and attached trailer went over the shoulder before the driver corrected the action. A short time later, the truck and trailer crossed over the yellow line twice and eventually “plowed” into the eastbound motorcyclists in Randolph, the man and other drivers said.

Zhukovskyy, 23, of West Springfield, Massachusetts, has pleaded not guilty to negligent homicide in the crash.

The seven who died were members of the Jarheads Motorcycle Club, a New England group that includes Marines and their spouses.

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08
Jul
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Thousands of motorcyclists ride in honor of 7 bikers killed

(VIDEO) --- RANDOLPH, N.H. (WCAX) Thousands of motorcyclists traveled through New Hampshire as a tribute to seven bikers killed in a collision with a pickup truck last month.

That collision happened in Randolph, New Hampshire just over two weeks ago.Those killed were members of the Marine Jarheads Motorcycle Club. The driver of the truck, Volodymyr Zhukovskyy, 23, pleaded not guilty to seven counts of negligent homicide and remains behind bars.

Saturday, a memorial ride and tribute to the fallen was held at the scene of the crash in New Hampshire.

3000 motorcyclist rode the nearly 90 miles from Laconia to Randolph New Hampshire on Saturday.

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04
Jul
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Survivor of NH Crash That Killed 7 Motorcyclists Sues Pickup Driver, Trucking Company

Joshua Morin, of Dalton, Massachusetts, fractured three bones in his left leg and sustained several other injuries in the June 21 accident

A survivor of a collision in New Hampshire that claimed the lives of seven motorcyclists has sued the driver charged in connection with the crash and the Massachusetts trucking company that employed him.

Attorney John Haymond tells The Boston Globe he filed the negligence suit Tuesday in Hampden Superior Court in Springfield, Massachusetts on behalf of Joshua Morin.

Haymond says Morin, of Dalton, Massachusetts, fractured leg bones and sustained other injuries in the June 21 crash in Randolph, New Hampshire. He remains hospitalized.

Wed
26
Jun
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ICE lays claim to driver accused in deadly NH motorcycle crash

(video) --- CONCORD, N.H. (AP) The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency is taking steps to ensure a Ukrainian-born truck driver whose collision with motorcyclists in New Hampshire left seven dead remains in custody even if his criminal case were dismissed.

Volodymyr Zhukovskyy

Volodymyr Zhukovskyy, 23, of West Springfield, Massachusetts, is being held without bail in the Coos County House of Corrections. He pleaded not guilty Tuesday to seven counts of negligent homicide in Friday's crash.

Zhukovskyy's father told the Boston Herald that his son is a Ukrainian citizen and has permanent resident status in the U.S.

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22
Jun
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Crash between truck, motorcycles leaves 7 dead, 3 injured in New Hampshire

RANDOLPH, N.H. (AP) — A truck and a group of motorcycles collided on a rural, two-lane highway Friday, killing at least seven people, injuring others, and sending bystanders scrambling for first aid kits and blankets to treat injured bikers scattered along the road.

State police said that a 2016 Dodge 2500 pickup truck collided with the riders on U.S. 2 in Randolph. Authorities said additional details would be provided as they investigate the crash.

Along with the seven dead, state police said two additional people were transported to the Androscoggin Valley Hospital and one was airlifted to Maine Medical. Police said they could not provide the identities of the dead until next of kin have been notified.

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05
Mar
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Man Arrested For Shooting Death Of Woman Outside Manchester Bar

MANCHESTER, NH (CBS) – Police have a charged a man with second-degree murder in the shooting death of a woman in Manchester.

Authorities say Justin Moura was arrested Monday in connection with the death of 34-year-old Tanya Hall on Saturday.

The victim’s boyfriend, Jermey Winslow, tells WBZ he did have a brief confrontation with the accused shooter inside a nightclub. Winslow is numb with grief and disbelief.

Winslow recounted those horrifying moments from Saturday night when Hall died in his Jeep, her head on his shoulder.

Tanya Hall (Courtesy photo)

Mon
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Dec
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Shots fired call ends in domestic violence arrest

HINSDALE, N.H. — A report of shots fired early Sunday morning resulted in the arrest of a Hinsdale man.

According to Hinsdale Police Chief Todd Faulkner, around 2 a.m., dispatch received a call of shots fired in the area of 23 Canal St. Officers from Hinsdale and Winchester as well as game wardens from N.H. Fish and Game responded to the scene and were able to identify the location and arrested Paul Spaulding Jr.

"Spaulding is a known member of the Iron Militia Motorcycle Club, which has a chapter in Vernon [Vt]," said Faulkner.

Upon his arrest, Spaulding, 55, was found to be in possession of two firearms and a large knife. Because he is a convicted felon, said Faulkner, he was prohibited from possessing firearms.

Spaulding was charged with reckless conduct for discharging a weapon inside a dwelling in a residential area, a felon in possession of a firearm, domestic violence and simple assault.

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12
Jun
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95th pilgrimage: World-renowned gathering of motorcycle enthusiasts returns with Bike Week

There are two warm-weather traditions "unlike any other" — the Masters golf tournament in April — and Laconia Bike Week in June.

An annual rite of summer for motorcycle enthusiasts throughout the northeast, the 95th pilgrimage of untold legions of weekend warriors to Lake Winnipesaukee began on Friday, June 8 and will conclude on Sunday, June 17. In years past, the event has drawn as many as 300,000 people.

Around the Granite State, scores of local bikers have revved the engines of their choppers, sport bikes, fatboys and sidecars up Interstate 93 to meet other enthusiasts, and enjoy all the week has to offer, including demo rides, vendor displays, live entertainment and on-track racing and off-track stunt shows at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon.

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10
May
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Hells Angels Member Sentenced in Manchester Meth Trafficking Case

A member of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club​ was sentenced today in federal court for dealing meth in Manchester and Merrimack.

CONCORD, N.H. - A member of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club was sentenced today in federal court for dealing meth in Manchester and Merrimack.

According to a release from United States Attorney Scott W. Murray, James Cunningham, 61, of Laconia, was sentenced to serve 39 months in prison for methamphetamine trafficking in a federal court.

According to court documents, Cunningham, who is a member of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club, sold quantities of methamphetamine on four separate occasions in 2013 to an individual who was cooperating with the FBI. Three of the drug transactions took place in Manchester and one occurred in Merrimack.

Cunningham, who pleaded guilty on January 25, 2018, will be on supervised release for three years following his release from prison. He also was ordered to pay a $1,000 fine.

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