Make us your home page
Instagram

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Hudson man charged in fatal December crash on U.S. 19

NEW PORT RICHEY — A 46-year-old Hudson man has been charged in a December crash that killed a woman on a moped.

The Florida Highway Patrol says Michael E. Yoder was intoxicated when his 2004 Lincoln sedan hit the moped about 9:30 p.m. Dec. 15 on U.S. 19 near Bougenville Drive. The impact killed 27-year-old Desiree L. Clements of New Port Richey, the passenger on the moped. The moped's driver, Anthony Cribaro, 24, of Hudson was seriously injured and has had several brain surgeries since the crash, FHP said.

Yoder's blood alcohol level was 0.095, just over the 0.08 threshold at which Florida law presumes impairment.

Yoder, of 13733 Bryndlewood Court, faces charges of DUI, DUI with property damage, DUI with serious bodily injury and DUI manslaughter. He remained jailed Monday with bail set at $16,000.

Hudson man charged in fatal December crash on U.S. 19 09/12/11 [Last modified: Monday, September 12, 2011 5:10pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Amid FBI probe of Tallahassee, Gillum says GOP trying to 'put as much dirt on me as they can'

    Blogs

    Tallahassee mayor and candidate for governor Andrew Gillum might like his supporters to think a federal investigation into development deals in his city is political – but …

    Andrew Gillum
  2. Tampa pedestrian struck, killed near Temple Terrace

    Accidents

    A Tampa woman was killed Saturday night after she was hit by a car while walking near Temple Terrace.

  3. Snell to rejoin rotation Wednesday

    Blogs

     

  4. Illegal sign patrol on a mission to clean up Hillsborough streets

    Human Interest

    BRANDON --Jim Reed, rifling through the back of his Nissan Pathfinder, picks out a sign.

     Citizen volunteers, Reed and Bill Staley take down illegal roadside signs for county code enforcement.  CHARLIE KAIJO   |   Times
  5. Video: Crowd catches teen falling from Six Flags ride

    Nation

    QUEENSBURY, N.Y. — A teenager fell about 25 feet (about 8 meters) from a stopped gondola ride at an upstate New York amusement park Saturday night, tumbling into a crowd of park guests and employees gathered below to catch her before she hit the ground.

    A teenager fell from a stopped gondola ride at Six Flags in upstate New York. [FACEBOOK VIA LOREN LENT]