West Haverstraw man pleads guilty in fatal DWI crash

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A West Haverstraw man has pleaded guilty in a fatal New City drunk driving accident last summer.

According to a Rockland County clerk, Michael Mercado, 24, has pleaded guilty to vehicular manslaughter and DWI.

Mercado admitted to driving on Route 304 back in July, going through a red light at an intersection, and fatally striking 21-year-old Jayde Marks.

Mercado will be sentenced in April.

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