Clarion County Man Facing Felony Murder Charges in Alcohol-Related UTV Crash

crime-newsCLARION, Pa. (EYT) – A 22-year-old Parker man was jailed today on Felony Murder, Homicide by Vehicle, and other related charges in connection with a September 7 UTV rollover crash that resulted in the death of a St. Petersburg man.

Clarion-based State Police say around 2:42 a.m., on Sunday, September 7, Kyle Bailey, of Parker, was traveling north on Keefer Road when he failed to negotiate a right-hand turn and drove off the left side of the roadway.

Bailey’s Polaris RZR Side-by-Side impacted a tree stump, causing the vehicle to roll over an unknown number of times before coming to a rest.

Jeremy Slaugenhoup, 28, of St. Petersburg, a passenger in the UTV, was not wearing a seatbelt and was thrown from the vehicle.

Slaugenhoup passed away at 11:57 p.m. on September 10, at Golden Living Care Center in Clarion.

Police say Bailey’s medical records revealed his blood-alcohol content level was .211%. The legal limit in Pennsylvania is .08%.

Baily was arraigned today at Magisterial District Judge Jeffery C. Miller’s office on the following charges:

– Murder Of The Third Degree, Felony 1
– Homicide By Vehicle While Dr Under The Influence, Felony 2
– DUI: Gen Imp/Inc of Driving Safely – 1st Off, Misdemeanor
– DUI: Highest Rte of Alcohol (BAC .16+), Misdemeanor
– Involuntary Manslaughter, Misdemeanor
– Recklessly Endangering Another Person, Misdemeanor
– Unlawful Operation – Registered Decal Or Plate, Summary (2 counts)
– Unlawful Operate Snow/Atv Under Influence, Summary
– Dr Unregistered Vehicle, Summary
– Fail To Keep Right, Summary
– Driving at Safe Speed, Summary
– Careless Driving, Summary
– Restrictions on Alcoholic Beverages, Summary
– Operation On Streets And Highways, Summary

A preliminary hearing is set for October 28.

Copyright © 2023 EYT Media Group, Inc. All rights reserved. Any copying, redistribution or retransmission of the contents of this service without the express written consent of EYT Media Group, Inc. is expressly prohibited.

Comments are temporarily closed. A new and improved comments section will be added soon.