Yonkers man charged with vehicular manslaughter in drunk driving death of woman


YONKERS – Yonkers resident Pilar Domiguez-Leon, 45, of Yonkers, has been indicted by a Westchester County grand jury in connection with a drunk driving incident in which he struck a female pedestrian killing her.

It is alleged that Domiguez-Leon went out drinking after his shift as a busboy in a Scarsdale restaurant on Sunday, March 8.

He dropped off one friend and was on the way to bring a second friend home when he lost control of his car on New Main Street, ran a red light, narrowly missed a car, drove off the road into Chicken Island Day Lighting Park.

The car went down the stairs into the park, flipped over several times and came to rest on its room. The vehicle struck Julianna Scott on the stairs and the 23-year-old woman was pronounced dead at a hospital.

Dominguez-Leon and his friend fled but were appended by Yonkers Police.

The driver was indicted on charges of Dominguez-Leon was charged with aggravated vehicular homicide, vehicular manslaughter, two counts of vehicular manslaughter. criminally negligent homicide, and leaving the scene of an incident without reporting: personal injury, all as felonies, and two counts of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol as a misdemeanor.


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