A Huntington man has been arrested for allegedly driving drunk in a hit-and-run crash that killed a 9-year-old Queens girl in Brooklyn over the weekend, New York City police said.
Kenneth Palache was charged with criminally negligent homicide, leaving the scene of an fatal crash and driving without a license.
Police said the 62-year-old suspect was driving a Honda Odyssey minivan southbound on Remsen Avenue when he struck a westbound Hyundai Elantra and Toyota Siena on Avenue N shortly before 5 p.m. Sunday.
Six people, three in each of the vehicles Palache allegedly hit, were taken to Brookdale Hospital, where Rebecca Ramnarine, a passenger in the Elantra, was pronounced dead.
The NYPD’s Collision Investigation Squad detectives are continuing the investigation.
Arraignment information for Palache was not immediately available.