Plea deal for man accused of driving drunk in crash that killed baby daughter
Rochester, N.Y. – The man accused of driving drunk and causing a crash that killed his six-month-old daughter on Halloween night has agreed to a plea deal.
Isaac McCrea has pleaded guilty to vehicular manslaughter and felony DWI under Leandra’s Law.
In exchange for the plea, the court offered McCrea 2-6 years for the vehicular manslaughter charge, which would run concurrently with 1 1/3-4 years for the DWI charge.
The deal includes a 3-year conditional discharge upon release from prison, where McCrea will have to use an ignition interlock device for that period of time.
Police said McCrea was driving on Rt. 104 near Barrett Drive just before 11 p.m. on October 31st, 2017.
His three children were passengers in an SUV when he crossed over an access road and slammed into a tree.
State Police said six-month-old Karena was pronounced dead at the scene. The other two children were also injured.
Sentencing for McCrea is scheduled for August 30th at 9:30 a.m.