HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) – A Long Island woman has been arraigned on vehicular manslaughter and DWI charges in a weekend car crash that killed her passenger.
Nassau County prosecutors said $10,000 cash bail was set at Asya Ulmer’s arraignment on Monday morning.
The 21-year-old woman was driving a BMW northbound on North Center Avenue in Rockville Centre when she struck a parked tractor trailer, police said. It happened just before 6 a.m. Sunday.
Passenger Jennifer Alexis, 21, of Bayside, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
Ulmer was taken to South Nassau Communities Hospital after complaining of pain, police said.
Ulmer faces up to seven years in prison if convicted.
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