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Somerville Man Charged with Motor Vehicle Homicide for Drunk Driving Crash

DUI Arrest.jpgRichard Migliacci, 37, of Somerville, has been indicted by a Middlesex County Grand Jury on Massachusetts Drunk Driving Charges in connection with the motorcycle crash in Somerville this past July that resulted in the death of his passenger, Sinead Lovette, 29, of Braintree.

Migliacci has been charged with Operation of a Motor Vehicle While Under the Influence of Alcohol; Negligent Operation of a Motor Vehicle; Leaving the Scene of An Accident After Causing Death; and Motor Vehicle Homicide.

The Middlesex County District Attorney’s Office alleges that, on July 9, 2010, Migliacci was riding his motorcycle on Route 28 in Somerville at a high rate of speed while he had Sinead Lovett as the rear seat passenger. Traveling at a high rate of speed, he is alleged to have gone through a red light, and while attempting to cut off an oil tanker, striking the median.

When Somerville Police Officer responded to the area, they reportedly found Lovett lying on the median and suffering from critical injuries. Somerville Police further alleged that Migliacci was seen walking his motorcycle aware from the area.

Middlesex County prosecutors further reported that Migliacci submitted to a Breathalyzer Test, which allegedly yielded a reading of almost three times the legal limit, which is 0.08%. It is unclear if Migliacci was also asked to perform any Field Sobriety Tests on scene.

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