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Published: Friday, 6/1/2007

City man faces 2 charges of vehicular homicide


A Toledo man accused of causing an April 15 crash that killed two people and injured two others was indicted by a Lucas County grand jury yesterday on multiple charges.

Joshua Newman, 24, of 3273 Heatherdowns Blvd. was charged with two counts each of aggravated vehicular homicide and aggravated vehicular assault.

He is accused of driving a vehicle head on into another car at South Reynolds and Angola roads.

Amanda Sarver, 26, and Robert Krempa, 33, were killed in the crash.

Critically injured was Adam Sarver, 26, and the couple s 4-year-old son, Xavier.

According to the police report, Mr. Newman s pickup truck was southbound on Reynolds when it crossed the center line and hit the Sarvers vehicle head on.

Authorities said Mr. Newman showed signs of intoxication and failed field sobriety tests.

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