One of the two drivers charged in a crash that killed two Massachusetts high school juniors in 2018 has been convicted, prosecutors said.
The deaths of best friends Adrienne Garrido and Talia Newfield after the Feb. 10, 2018, crash devastated the Needham High School. They were hit by cars while walking near the school, prosecutors said. Newfield, 16, died at a hospital shortly after the crash, while Garrido, 17, died at a Boston hospital the next evening.
Dania Antoine-Guiteau, of Wellesley, was found guilty Monday in Norfolk Superior Court of motor vehicle homicide, according to the Norfolk County District Attorney's Office. The 56-year-old was acquitted of another charge, manslaughter.
She'd been behind the wheel of a gray Nissan Sentra; Robert Berry was driving a red Cadillac that was also involved in the crash, authorities have said. Both were indicted by a grand jury months after the crash.
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Berry is due in court in February to face motor vehicle homicide and aggravated assault and battery with a dangerous weapon charges, MassLive reported.