Julio Acevedo, man accused of fatal Williamsburg hit-and-run, pleads not guilty to manslaughter

The man accused of a fatal hit-and-run in Williamsburg pleaded not guilty today to manslaughter charges. Julio Acevedo is accused of killing a pregnant woman

Julio Acevedo is accused of killing a pregnant woman and her husband earlier this month in a hit-and-run crash.

Julio Acevedo is accused of killing a pregnant woman and her husband earlier this month in a hit-and-run crash. (3/21/13)

BROOKLYN - The man accused of a fatal hit-and-run in Williamsburg pleaded not guilty today to manslaughter charges.

Julio Acevedo is accused of killing a pregnant woman and her husband earlier this month in a hit-and-run crash. The couple's premature baby was delivered after the accident, but did not survive.

While witnesses say that the 44-year-old was driving recklessly and fled the scene, Acevedo's family says he's a loving stay-at-home dad.

His lawyer has called the crash a tragic accident.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

The incident occurred at the corner of Caton 1 Woman fatally struck by tractor-trailer on Caton Ave.
2 Activists push women's rights with double entendre
News 12 Brooklyn asked residents what they like 3 Word on the Street: Inauguration Day
Two males robbed $282 from a 9-year-old boy 4 Police: 9-year-old robbed of $282
VIDEO: President Obama hold final news conference of 5 VIDEO: President Obama holds final news conference of presidency, Part 1

advertisement | advertise on News 12

More News

The new charge was announced against Julio Acevedo Manslaughter charge added in BK hit-and-run

Manslaughter charges have been added in the a hit-and-run crash that killed a pregnant woman

Julio Acevedo was indicted on all charges brought Man accused in BK hit-and-run indicted

A man accused in a Brooklyn hit-and-run that killed an expectant couple has been indicted

According to investigators, 44-year-old Julio Acevedo was behind NYPD identifies suspect in fatal hit-and-run

The NYPD has identified the suspect sought in the hit-and-run deaths of an expectant couple

Officials were able to gain an additional $15,000 Leaders up reward for fatal crash suspect

Officials were able to gain an additional $15,000 for information on 44-year-old Julio Acevedo, accused

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE