The driver of a car that was rammed by a pickup truck and crashed in the early morning hours of Feb. 14, killing two occupants of the car, has been charged in connection with the tragedy.
Glenn McIntyre, 33, of 33 Asnuntuck St., Enfield, was charged on a warrant Thursday with first-degree reckless endangerment and reckless driving. He was released after posting $10,000 surety bond, and is scheduled to appear in Enfield Superior Court on Nov. 6.
According to police reports, McIntyre was the operator of a red Nissan which was struck from behind by a pickup truck, crashed into a tree and overturned on Broad Brook Road shortly after 1 a.m. on Feb. 14.
McIntyre and three passengers in his car had just left Mickey Finn's Cafe in Somersville and were being followed at a high rate of speed down Broad Brook Road by the pickup truck, which was operated by Kyle Berry.
A witness reported seeing the vehicles pass him near the Faith Baptist Church on Broad Brook Road. Moments later, the truck collided with the rear of the Nissan, causing the crash that resulted in the deaths of East Windsor residents Michael "Mickey" Kennedy, 57, and Colleen Caruso, 34.
y in connection with the crash.
A police reconstruction of the accident determined that Berry's truck was traveling a minimum of 72 miles an hour at the time of the crash, while McIntyre was driving a minimum of 66 miles an hour, according to an affidavit supporting Berry's arrest.
The posted speed limit nearest the crash site is 45 miles an hour, and the crash took place at a curve in the road just south of Town Farm Road.