New Haven, CT (July 28, 2019) - UPDATE:The name of the victim who died on Friday night on the Tomlinson Bridge was identified as Chris Franco. The young, 15-year-old boy who was riding the scooter with Franco is still reported to be in serious, critical condition.
Judy Gomez, 55, of East Haven, was arrested as the driver of the vehicle that drug the scooter over the bridge.
Gomez was charged with felony evading responsibility death/serious injury, and the police set a bond for Gomez at $200,000.
Gomez is facing arraignment on Monday.
A memorial remembrance was held at Common Ground High School on Sunday for staff and students who knew Franco. Additionally, a memorial in Franco's name was put under Tomlinson Bridge.
Our thoughts are with all the parties involved in the accident in hopes of a full recovery, and with the family of Chris Franco.
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