State Police have charged 37 year old Robert Vanaskey of New Castle in connection with a crash that left a New Castle woman dead on January 3. The investigation determined that Vanaskey was under the influence of alcohol and marijuana when his car crossed the center line on Churchmans Road and collided with a car driven by 24 year old Melissa Foraker. Foraker was pronounced dead at the scene. Vanaskey was also injured – he was charged Monday with 1st degree vehicular homicide, DUI and drug charges. He’s free on $20,800 secured bail.
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