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Man was texting while driving when he crashed into, killed two people

Updated: Thursday, January 16 2014, 10:17 PM CST
Posted by: Lauren Gross

MECHANICSBURG -- A Cumberland County man was charged with multiple crimes stemming from a fatal car accident in May.

According to police, Muniru Iddress, 30, no address given, was texting and driving on May 10 in the moments before a collision on Interstate 81 north at mile marker 57.1, Silver Spring Township, Cumberland County.

He was driving a truck tractor in stop-and-go traffic when his truck hit the rear of the vehicle in front of him. The collision killed George and Kathy Weed, both 63, of Pittsford, NY. 

Iddress was charged with homicide by vehicle, involuntary manslaughter, recklessly endangering another person, recklessly endangering another person, reckless driving, and other violations.

He was released on $100,000 bail pending a preliminary hearing.Man was texting while driving when he crashed into, killed two people


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