Montgomery County

Woman Dies in Montgomery County Crash, Man Faces Charges

A 19-year-old man is charged with homicide by vehicle in a crash that resulted in the death of a 57-year-old woman last month.

Kurt Kucharik of Harleysville was driving south in a Scion on Trappe Road in Norristown around 6 a.m. on Sept. 20. Upper Providence Police and Montgomery County Detectives say that Kucharik's car crossed into the northbound lane, after he crossed Paperbirch Drive, and into Catherine Boyle's path resulting in a head-on collision.

Boyle was pronounced dead at the scene and Kucharik was taken to Paoli Hospital with face and leg injuries.

In addition to the homicide by vehicle, Kucharik is also charged with recklessly endangering another person, careless driving, and other related offenses.

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Kucharik was released on $50,000 bail after his arraignment on Oct. 27. His preliminary hearing is scheduled for Nov. 10 at 10:45 a.m.

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