A woman is now confronting a more charges linked to a fatal motorcycle crash, as prosecutors dismissed lesser charges to enable North Dakota state troopers to conduct a comprehensive investigation.
West Fargo Woman Faces More Serious Charges in Fatal Motorcycle Crash
Accordting to Inforum’s report, Taquoya Nike Saldana, a West Fargo woman, now faces more serious charges related to a fatal motorcycle crash. Prosecutors dropped lesser charges to permit a thorough investigation by North Dakota state troopers.
She has been charged with felony manslaughter and negligent homicide following a fatal motorcycle crash in West Fargo on April 12, where she was accused of drinking and driving.
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Fatal Motorcycle Crash Victim
According to WDAY, Thomas Fradet, 31, fatal motorcycle crash victim, was riding a 2020 Springfield Indian motorcycle on Main Avenue, turning left onto 17th Street East, when he was struck by Taquoya Nike Saldana, who was eastbound in a 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander, traveling at a high speed.
Tragically, Fradet succumbed to his injuries in the fatal motorcycle crash, while Saldana and her passenger were unharmed.
Initially, Saldana faced misdemeanor DUI and driving with a suspended license charges related to the fatal motorcycle crash, which were dropped without prejudice on April 19, as authorities anticipated enhanced charges following a thorough investigation.