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Michael Mangeri Killed While Helping Another Accident Victim, Jessica Gelebert

blur-cars-dew-125510-300x200Late Wednesday night, April 25, 2018, Michael Mangeri was struck by his own car and killed, while helping an injured pedestrian, Jessica Gelebert.  The accident occurred around 10:00 pm Wednesday night on Route 75.

Mangeri, a 64-year-old man from Windsor Locks, was driving down Route 75 in the pouring rain, late Tuesday night around 10:00 pm.  Gelebert, a 30-year-old woman from Hartford, was walking across the street, while Mangeri was driving by, and was hit by Mangeri’s car.  Mangeri stopped and exited his vehicle to assist Gelebert when another car hit his car.  The other car was being driven by Brian Root, a 30-year-old man, originally from Agawam and just moved to Windsor Locks.

The female victim of Sunday’s pedestrian car accident against a building has been identified as Patrice Vanleer. v

Her husband exited their apartment to observe a car accident he had just heard, which occurred just a few feet from the building. He discovered that it was his wife that was injured in the crash. The vehicle pinned her against the building wall.

Patrice Valeer was 32-years-old and died at the hospital a day later, on Saturday April 22. The accident happened in Brockton at about 9 p.m.

Due to a rise in deadly car accidents on April 20th around 4:20 p.m., a sort of holiday for marijuana enthusiasts, Massachusetts law enforcement asks drivers to exercise caution on today.Massachusetts 420 impaired driving accident injuries

Now that recreational marijuana is legal in Massachusetts, marijuana dispensaries are set to open in the next few months across the state.

However, law enforcement have been against the legalization since 2016 and continue to alert drivers that operating a motor vehicle while under the influence is still illegal. It is also incredibly dangerous. The Governor’s office released a statement advising the public of the following:

“Driver responsibility plays a huge role in keeping our roads safe – whether we’re talking about marijuana or alcohol – and we want to remind drivers not to take the wheel if they are impaired in any way.”


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