Traffic Enforcement Agent Faces Charges After Fatal Car Crash on Williamsburg Bridge

An NYPD traffic enforcement agent is facing several charges after a car crash on the Williamsburg Bridge left one of his passengers dead.

Police say 21-year-old Amanda Miner died at the scene.

She was a passenger in a gray 2013 Infiniti and was ejected from the car when it crashed.

Investigators say the car was traveling eastbound Thursday at around 3:15 a.m. when it struck a median and then a support pillar.

The driver, 26-year old Stefan Hoyte, and another 24-year-old man were taken to Bellevue Hospital with minor injuries.

Police say Hoyte's blood alcohol level was above the legal limit.

He faces several charges, including vehicular manslaugter and criminally negligent homicide.

 

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