What we know about the man behind crash in Times Square




Authorities and witnesses say a 26-year-old man, Richard Rojas, who appeared intoxicated, drove his car into a crowd in a Times Square street, killing an 18-year-old teenager and injuring 22 other people.

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N.Y. judge adjourns Times Square crash case until July
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Manhattan Criminal Court Judge Judy Kim on Wednesday granted an adjournment requested by Richard Rojas' attorney, Enrico Demarco. On May 18, Rojas, 26, drove his Honda sedan down Seventh Avenue, then careened onto the crowded sidewalk, mowing down pedestrians for three city blocks before crashing. Alyssa Elsman, an 18-year-old woman from Michigan, was killed.

Dad of Times Square crash victim leaves note at her memorial
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NEW YORK (AP) - The father of a Michigan tourist killed by an out-of-control driver in Times Square left a note at a memorial for his daughter, thanking New Yorkers for their support and saying her loss was a hole in his heart "that can never be filled."

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