Woman charged with vehicular homicide after wrong-way crash on Route 15

SPARTA — A 50-year-old woman is facing charges of vehicular homicide and DWI for allegedly causing a fatal wrong-way crash on Route 15 Tuesday night.

Teresa Verbout, of Sparta, was heading northbound on Route 15 south in her 2014 Jeep Cherokee at about 11:06 p.m. when she nearly struck a police officer’s vehicle, police said in a news release.

The officer, Cpl. Adam Carbery, took evasive action and avoided crashing into the Jeep, police said. He then turned around into the northbound lanes in order to pursue the vehicle and try to stop it, police said.

Verbout’s Jeep continued traveling the wrong …read more

Source: NJ.com Morris

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