Adam Colasessano said he dropped his cell phone and reached down to the floorboards of his truck to pick it up. When he looked up, he was on the wrong side of the road and about to hit a tree. He said he didn’t know he had already hit someone on a bicycle.
Colasessano, 40, of Moorefield was one of five people arraigned in Hardy County Circuit Court on Tuesday, Oct. 8. The arraignments were the result of indictments returned by the Hardy County Grand Jury, which convened on Tuesday, Oct. 1. Judge C. Carter Williams presided over the arraignments.
Colasessano was indicted on one count of driving under the influence causing death, one count of hit and run causing death, one count of involuntary manslaughter and one count of child neglect causing the risk of serious bodily injury.
According to the police report, Moorefield Police