Man Involved in Fatal Auburn Crash Facing Homicide Charges

Man Involved in Fatal Auburn Crash Facing Homicide Charges

WORCESTER – DeJesus Amaro will be arraigned on Friday morning in Worcester Central District Court after being arrested on Thursday following a fatal accident on Rt. 20 in Auburn.

According to the Worcester County District Attorney’s office, Amaro faces several charges, including motor vehicle homicide by negligent operation. 

As ThisWeekinWorcester.com reported on Thursday, Amaro had outstanding warrants and was injured in the crash. He was arrested after attempting to flee the scene of the accident and was in custody at UMass-Memorial Medical Center in Worcester.

Amaro was operating a Ford Explorer when the vehicle crossed the double-yellow line on Washington St. in Auburn and struck a Toyota Tacoma and Jeep Grand Cherokee. 

The passenger in the Jeep — reported to be Michael Robidoux, 54, of Auburn — was transported to UMass where he was pronounced dead. 

Amaro will be arraigned in Courtroom 14 in Worcester Central District Court.


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