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Fatal Crash At Yonkers Carnival Ruled Accidental

Yonkers police have said they will not press criminal charges against the woman who drove a Jeep that hit and killed a teenage girl in October.
Yonkers police have said they will not press criminal charges against the woman who drove a Jeep that hit and killed a teenage girl in October. Photo Credit: File

YONKERS, N.Y. -- The woman who was driving a Jeep that killed a 15-year-old girl and severely injured her sister outside a Yonkers carnival has been cleared of any wrongdoing, according to LoHud.com.

Police said no charges would be brought against Roseanne Piccirilli, 55, after her vehicle hit and killed Kalie Gill and injured her sister Lindsey Gill in October. After months of investigation, authorities have said mechanical failure is to blame for the tragedy, LoHud.com reported.

Reports describing the malfunction have not been released, but authorities earlier mentioned a brake malfunction in Piccirilli's Jeep, LoHud.com said.

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