Former Moon State Trooper Pleads No Contest in Fatal DUI Crash
Jeffrey DAlessandro of Canonsburg entered the plea Monday afternoon.
A former Pennsylvania State Trooper who worked from the Moon Township Troop B barracks has pleaded no contest to homicide by motor vehicle while driving under the influence and driving under the influence.
Jeffrey Dalessandro, 35, was originally charged Feb. 8, 2012 by state police in Corry, PA, with homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence, two counts of DUI, involuntary manslaughter and other offenses following a crash that killed an Edinboro man.
GoErie.com reported that police said Dalessandro was off duty and driving impaired "when his eastbound truck crossed the center line on Route 6 in Union Township at about 10:15 p.m. Wednesday and struck a westbound Chevrolet Blazer driven by 21-year-old Daryl L. Nunemaker. Nunemaker was pronounced dead at the scene."
As part of an agreement with prosecutors, one count of DUI as well as the charges of involuntary manslaughter, careless driving, reckless driving and disregarding traffic lane were withdrawn, the Observer-Reporter indicated on its website.