Limousine operator hit with 40-count indictment in crash that left 20 dead in New York last fall

Mail Online | 4/8/2019 | Megan Sheets For
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The operator of a limousine company has been indicted on 40 charges of second-degree manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide stemming from a horror crash that left 20 dead in upstate New York last fall.

The grand jury indictment against Nauman Hussain came nearly six months after the collision involving a stretch limo rented out by Presige Limousine, which was run by the 28-year-old and owned by his father.

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Hussain was initially charged with just one count of criminally negligent homicide stemming from the crash.

Schoharie County District Attorney Susan Mallery asked the grand jury to indict Hussain on a criminally negligent homicide charge for each victim of the crash, which included the driver, 17 passengers and two bystanders.

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The grand jury also indicted Hussain on separate second-degree manslaughter charges for each victim.

At the time of Hussain's arrest, New York State Police said the 2001 Ford Excursion stretch limousine should not have been on the road due to safety concerns.

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Under the previous, single charge, Hussain was facing up to four years in prison, but under the new charges he could face consecutive sentences for each count he's convicted...
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