ELDERLY BRONXVILLE woman indicted for
LEAVING THE SCENE OF An accident with a FATALITY
Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore announced that Bridget Gambone
· one count of Leaving the Scene of An Incident Without Reporting Resulting in Death, a class “D” Felony, in violation of New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law,
relating to the striking of a pedestrian with her vehicle and the victim’s death.
defendant’s car struck the victim, 59 year old Sheryl Chasin,
The defendant then left the scene of the accident and failed to report the accident to police.
Bronxville Police arrested the defendant later that evening.
released on her own recognizance and is due back in court on
The defendant faces a maximum of 2 1/3 to 7 years in state prison.
Senior Assistant District Attorney Paula Branca-Santos of the Superior Court Trial Division is prosecuting the case.
In compliance with Disciplinary Rule 7-107A of the Code of
Professional Responsibility, you are advised that a charge is
merely an accusation and that a defendant is presumed
innocent until and unless proven guilty.