Hastings man facing manslaughter charges after motorcycle passenger dies

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OSWEGO COUNTY, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — A Hastings man is facing manslaughter and DWI charges after his motorcycle passenger died.

Paul C. Johnson, 70, of Hastings, was riding his motorcycle on June 9th on County Route 27 in the Town of Redfield when he hit a tree. His passenger died after the crash.

On Tuesday, Johnson was charged with vehicular manslaughter and DWI, as well as operating a motor vehicle without an inspection certificate.

Johnson was arraigned in the Town of Scriba Court.

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