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Northern New Jersey Man in Deadly Crash Was Going 100+ mph, Indictment Reveals

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    • Driver allegedly traveling 100+ mph when he caused fatal crash on NJ highway last summer was indicted on aggravated manslaughter charges

    • Burlington County prosecutors say 26-year-old William Dunbar, of Nutley, is also charged with vehicular homicide

    • The charges stem from an Aug. 19 crash on Route 73 in Mount Laurel that killed 34-year-old Christopher Pappas

    A motorist who allegedly was traveling at more than 100 mph when he caused a fatal crash on a southern New Jersey highway last summer has been indicted on aggravated manslaughter charges.

    Burlington County prosecutors say 26-year-old William Dunbar, of Nutley, is also charged with vehicular homicide in the indictment handed up this week by a county grand jury.

    The charges stem from an Aug. 19 crash on Route 73 in Mount Laurel.

    Authorities say Dunbar was northbound when he rear-ended a vehicle driven by 34-year-old Christopher Pappas, of Howell. Pappas' car then spun, overturned and struck a utility pole before coming to rest.

    Pappas was pronounced dead at the scene. There were no passengers in either vehicle.

    It wasn't known Friday if Dunbar has retained an attorney.

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