BEDFORD, N.Y. — State police say a 23-year-old Scarsdale man has been arrested on a criminally negligent homicide charge in connection with a fatal collision in Westchester County.
Police say Zachary Tokson was driving the wrong way on Interstate 684 in Bedford just before 6 a.m. Sunday when he collided head on with a car driven by 64-year-old Elena Lopez of Mount Kisco.
Lopez was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say Tokson and his passenger were hospitalized for non-life threatening injuries.
Police were still investigating whether alcohol played a part in the accident.
Tokson was arraigned and remanded to Westchester County Jail in lieu of $75,000 cash bail or $100,000 bond.
He will return to court on Wednesday.
Information on Tokson’s lawyer was not immediately available.