Woman Dies in Montgomery County Crash, Man Faces Charges

Kurt Kucharik
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office

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.

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

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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