YOU READ IT HERE FIRST: Thomas J. Vanderweit of Saddle Brook is free on bail while he and a co-defendant await court action on death by auto charges following a road rage incident between the two that led to the death of a passenger after they raced up the Garden State Parkway.
Vanderweit, left, BCJ courtroom, Emili
(COURTESY: Bergen County Sheriff);
BOTTOM: Mary Elizabeth Grubbs for CLIFFVIEW PILOT
ONLY ON CLIFFVIEW PILOT:
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contributor show the aftermath of a road rage incident between two drivers speeding up the Garden State Parkway on Sunday morning led to a pair of crashes near Exit 168 in Washington Township that killed an unidentified woman. Both men are jailed on vehicular homicide charges.
Vanderweit, 27, was released after he and John C. Emili, a 21-year-old power weight-lifter and former Clarkstown North High School football player from New City, N.Y., were arraigned by a Superior Court judge Monday in a courtroom at the Bergen County Jail.
Emiri remains held on $100,000 bail, the amount that Vanderwit posted.
The incident began near the Route 17 exit around 10:45 Sunday morning, Trooper Christopher Kay told CLIFFVIEW PILOT .Thomas J. Vanderweit and his Chevy
It ended with the death of 63-year-old Annetta Billingy of Teaneck, an unrestrained rear passenger in Emili’s Honda.
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