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Driver charged with manslaughter in fatal Hudson crash

Police said James McBride was behind the steering wheel when his car crashed on Route 221 killing 43-year-old Mark Allard of Glenburn
Credit: Penobscot County Sheriff's Office
The charges against James McBride stemming from a fatal car crash in Hudson on May 6, 2018 include manslaughter, aggravated OUI and aggravated driving to endanger

HUDSON (NEWS CENTER Maine) -- A month after a passenger died in a car crash in Hudson, charges are piling up for the driver.

Police arrested 44-year-old James McBride of Glenburn on Tuesday. The charges against him include manslaughter, aggravated operating under the influence and aggravated driving to endanger.

FATAL CAR ACCIDENT IN HUDSON BEING INVESTIGATED FOR EXCESSIVE SPEED

Police said McBride was behind the steering wheel on the night of May 6, 2018 when his car crashed on Route 221 killing 43-year-old Mark Allard of Glenburn. In the immediate aftermath of the crash, police cited speed as a factor.

McBride is locked up at Penobscot County Jail with bail set at $25,000.