ROCKLAND COUNTY, NY. (THECOUNT) — Giovanni Boiano, of Orangeburg, New York, has been identified as the victim in a fatal vehicle strike in Rockland County Wednesday night.
Boiano, 53, was fatally struck by a suspected impaired driver while mowing his lawn in Orangeburg Wednesday night.
According to reports, Jared S. DeVera, 29, of Englewood, New Jersey, was operating a vehicle near Lester Dr and Fairview Lane in Orangeburg, when the vehicle crossed centerlines and struck Boiano in his yard around 6 p.m. Wednesday.
Boiano was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead of injuries suffered during the collision.
DeVera has since been charged with second-degree vehicular manslaughter and driving while ability impaired by drugs.
DeVera was arraigned in the Orangetown Justice Court and remanded to Rockland County Jail in lieu of $100,000 bail.
Anyone with possible addition information on the deadly incident should contact Orangetown Police at 845-359-3700.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
This story has been update to reflect corrections submitted by the victim’s family members.
Geo quick facts: Rockland County is the southernmost county on the west side of the Hudson River in the U.S. state of New York, part of the New York City Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.