Adrian Oswaldo Sura Reyes, 24, was charged for 1 dead, and 17 injured after a driver slams car into a crowd

Adrian Oswaldo Sura Reyes, 24, was charged for 1 dead, and 17 injured after a driver slams car into a crowd

A 24-year-old man, Adrian Oswaldo Sura Reyes was being held without bail on Sunday after police accused him of purposefully driving a car into a crowd at a Pennsylvania fundraiser, killing a woman, and injuring 17 people, before reportedly killing a second victim in a neighboring town.

One person died and 17 were injured when a car drove through a crowd in Pennsylvania

Cops believe the suspect, Adrian Oswaldo Sura Reyes, 24, rammed into a group of people who were at a ceremony to mourn the victims of a recent tragic fire in Berwick, Pennsylvania. The man then allegedly fled to a nearby town, with authorities responding to accusations he had assaulted a woman at a home there.

Officers found a woman dead, with sources telling the Press-Enterprise that the woman was his mother. In the first occurrence, a throng had assembled for a fundraiser at Intoxicology Department to memorialize the ten people who died in the Nescopeck fire. The automobile slammed into the gathering at about 6.30 pm, and one person was murdered.

The coroner stated the victim was a 50-year-old woman. A further 17 were hurt, including four who were in severe condition, with several transferred to Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. Three people were in critical condition late on Saturday, Joseph H. Stender III, a spokesperson for Geisinger Medical Center, said. Shortly later, cops hurried to Nescopeck Borough amid accusations a lady was being assaulted.

Criminal Homicide

Police say when they got to the scene in Luzerne County, the woman was deceased. Sura Reyes was arrested was recognized as a suspect in both incidents and was taken into custody. He has now been charged with two counts of criminal homicide. Natalie Buyny, of Geisinger Medical Centre, said: “As of 8:30 pm on Saturday, Geisinger is providing care for 13 patients from an event in Berwick. “Staff is assessing and triaging patients for appropriate care.

” Sura Reyes reportedly muttered “sorry,” as police brought him in custody to arraignment, the Daily Beast writes. The terrible occurrence happened near where a benefit was being held for a local family hit by a devastating fire. The fire on August 5, which authorities are calling a “complex criminal investigation”, claimed the lives of ten members of the same family, including three toddlers. Officials say three people escaped the blaze and made it to safety.

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The pub which held the benefit termed Saturday’s incident “an awful tragedy” and announced it will be closed till further notice. Lauren Hess, the proprietor of the Intoxicology Department, said: “Tragedies like this don’t happen around here, like anything of this size.”

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