Milford man charged with negligent homicide in 2015 accident

Matthew Barschow (Photo provided by the Milford Police Department)

MILFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — A Milford man has been charged with negligent homicide in the death of a Middletown woman.

In June 2015, police say 54-year-old Evelyn Rivera was walking down South Main Street when she was hit by a box truck that was backing up. She was taken to the hospital where she later died. Nearly a year after Rivera was killed, police have charged the driver.

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Matthew Barschow, 45, of Milford is charged with negligent homicide with a motor vehicle and unsafe backing.

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