Undocumented immigrant facing upgraded charges in deadly crash

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WEEDSPORT, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — An undocumented immigrant accused of drunk driving and killing a man riding a tractor in Weedsport is now facing upgraded charges in the crash.

Heriberto Perez-Velasquez pleaded not guilty to charges of aggravated vehicular homicide and aggravated DWI in Weedsport Village Court Monday evening.

Perez-Velasquez also waiving his right to a speedy trial and to a preliminary hearing on the new charges.

He’s now being held at the Cayuga County Jail on $250,000 cash or $500,000 secured bond.

The case has been deferred to Cayuga County Court.

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