Ryan Pasquini, 25, faces charges of motor vehicle homicide, leaving the scene of a personal injury accident, and negligent operation of a motor vehicle. Police say Pasquini drove through a red light at the intersection of East Main and Delmont Streets, crashing into another vehicle.
The driver of the other vehicle, 68-year-old David Matyseck, received treatment at Baystate Noble Hospital, but died from his injuries. Police arrested Pasquini at the scene of the crash, reports WWLP.
The Westfield News claims that Pasquini is the suspect of a wreck that occurred at Main and Meadow Streets shortly before the fatal crash.
The following statistics on motor vehicle crashes in 2014 are provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA):