Articles Posted in Manslaughter While DUI / OUI

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The parents of Frederick S. Kareta, III, have filed a lawsuit in Massachusetts Superior Court against against Craig A. Barton, a Springfield lawyer, who has been charged with several counts of Massachusetts Drunk Driving Charges for allegedly striking and killing Kareta.

Attorney Craig A. Barton has been charged in Hampshire Superior Court on several DUI / OUI Charges, including Manslaughter While Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol, Motor Vehicle Homicide, Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, 2nd Subsequent Offense, and Reckless Driving.

Frederick S. Kareta, III, was struck and killed on August 28th when Attorney Craig A. Barton allegedly swerved onto the property of the home at 75-80 miles per hour. The SUV that Barton was allegedly driving then swerved back to the street after striking Kareta, hit a sign, and then crashed into another car head-on.