Baruch is arraigned in Superior Court
A Lenox man was arraigned this afternoon in Berkshire Superior Court on several charges. 18 year old PHILIP K. BARUCH, JR. appeared before Judge John Agostini.
BARUCH had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on one (1) count of MOTOR VEHICLE HOMICIDE WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL AND OPERATING TO ENDANGER and one (1) count of SPEEDING. Judge Agostini released BARUCH on personal recognizance on the condition he not drive or consume alcohol or drugs during the pendency of this case.
It is alleged that BARUCH was the operator of a vehicle that struck a tree on Greylock Street in Lee on December 30, 2011. 17 year old Remy Kirshner died as a result of the crash.
The investigation was conducted by members of the Lee Police Department and Massachusetts State Police from the Collision Accident Reconstruction Section.