NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Two men have been charged with vehicular homicide in connection with a crash in North Brunswick last month that left a 19-year-old Milltown woman dead.
Garry Givens-Owens, 28, of the Somerset section of Franklin, and Rashawn Stevens, 33, of Newark, have been charged with strict liability vehicular homicide in the third degree by driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs and causing the death of another, according to a press release from Middlesex County Acting Prosecutor Christopher L.C. Kuberiet and Director Kenneth P. McCormick.
Felicity Eden was pronounced dead at the scene from injuries she sustained in last month's fatal crash, according to police.
Stevens was arrested and charged Friday in Newark, and Garry Givens Owens was taken into custody Thursday in North Brunswick. They are at the Middlesex County Adult Correction Center pending a detention hearing.
The crash, which involved three vehicles, occurred May 24 at about 4:11 am on Route 1 south in the vicinity of the Walmart located at 979 Route 1.
Police said Stevens was driving his Lincoln Sedan southbound on Route 1 when he struck the vehicle driven by the Eden. Givens-Owen was driving a BMW Sedan which first struck Stevens' car, and then the vehicle driven by Eden.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Patrolman Jason Zier of the North Brunswick Police Department at (732) 247-0922, or Detective Jonathan Berman of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at (732) 745-4328.