David Baker, a 56-year-old resident of Paterson, ran into a woman, Maria Garcia with his pickup truck. Ms Garcia was crossing the street near Madison Ave and Main Street, when the drunkard, driving a truck, rammed into her; Ms Gracia went into the air on impact and fell head first, reported the Record. She was taken to St. Joesph Medical Center, and was pronounced dead later.Mr Baker must have been out celebrating his 56th birthday, which was on the same day of the incident. A breathalyzer test concluded that the 56-year old was drunk behind the wheel.
The driver has been charged with assault with an automobile.