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Crime Verdict due in trial of man charged with killing state trooper in crash

17:20  12 november  2019
17:20  12 november  2019 Source:   bostonherald.com

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A verdict has been reached in the trial of the man charged in Massachusetts State Police Trooper He was accused of driving while high on marijuana at the time of the crash . Njuguna’s bail has been Our thoughts are with the family of Trooper Thomas Clardy, as a judge will announce a verdict this

A judge has handed down a verdict in the trial of a Massachusetts man charged with causing the death of a Mass. State Police trooper in 2016.

The man accused of killing State Trooper Thomas Clardy in a 2016 crash while he was allegedly high on marijuana is expected to receive the judge’s verdict today at 3 p.m.

a man wearing a suit and tie: Defendant David Njuguna is removed from Worcester Superior Court in Worcester, Massachusetts after a rambling outburst before closing arguments were set to begin in his trial Tuesday, October 29, 2019. Njuguna is charged in a 2016 crash on the Massachusetts Turnpike in Charlton that claimed the life of Mass. State Trooper Thomas L. Clardy.(Rick Cinclair/Worcester Telegram & Gazette via AP)© Provided by MediaNews Group d/b/a Digital First Media Defendant David Njuguna is removed from Worcester Superior Court in Worcester, Massachusetts after a rambling outburst before closing arguments were set to begin in his trial Tuesday, October 29, 2019. Njuguna is charged in a 2016 crash on the Massachusetts Turnpike in Charlton that claimed the life of Mass. State Trooper Thomas L. Clardy.(Rick Cinclair/Worcester Telegram & Gazette via AP)

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Prosecutors allege that Njuguna was driving 80 mph and high on marijuana on March 16, 2016, when his car slammed into Clardy’s stopped cruiser from behind on the Massachusetts Turnpike in Charlton. The 44-year-old trooper was a father of seven.

The defense claims Njuguna crashed because he had a seizure.

Njuguna was removed from court at his last appearance after he stood up to proclaim he was sorry, but insisted Clardy’s death was an accident and accused prosecutors of “lying.”

“I’m going to tell you it was an accident,” said David Njuguna, 33, of Webster. “I’m very sorry, even with all the testimony that’s been here.”

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A verdict in the jury-waived trial of a Massachusetts man charged with causing the death of a state police trooper is expected this week. Prosecutors say the 33-year-old Njuguna was speeding and high on marijuana on March 16, 2016, when he struck Trooper Thomas Clardy’s stopped cruiser on

As a court officer grabbed him by the arms and led him out, Njugana said, “Why are you people lying?”

Judge Janet Kenton-Walker presides over the case.

The case is the first high-profile one in Massachusetts involving a driver accused of killing someone while under the influence of marijuana since sales were legalized here. Njuguna had just come from a Brookline medical marijuana dispensary.

In January, Gov. Charlie Baker filed a bill that would establish an in-service program to train and certify police as drug-recognition experts and would “equalize treatment of alcohol and drugs with respect to driving under the influence and … improve the process leading up to, during and after a suspected operating-under-the-influence incident.”

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