Bronx woman pleads guilty to fatal 2022 drunk driving crash on Saw Mill River Parkway

Police say a 22-year-old passenger in another car was struck and killed when he got out to help Eleni Castillo, who had lost control of her car.

News 12 Staff

Apr 5, 2024, 12:30 AM

Updated 46 days ago

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A Bronx woman pleaded guilty Thursday in a 2022 deadly drunk driving crash that happened on the Saw Mill River Parkway.
Eleni Castillo admitted to vehicular manslaughter in Westchester County Court.
Police say 30-year-old Castillo lost control of her car near Mclean Avenue, struck the center median and came to a stop.
A passenger in another car, 22-year-old Adrianel Leconte, of Manhattan, got out to help. He was killed when another car smashed into Castillo's car, hitting him in the process.
Castillos will be sentenced in July .
She has been promised a sentence of five years probation.


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