Steven Eldridge pleads guilty in deaths of 6 Amish farmers
February 23, 2012
PENN YAN — The Penn Yan man at fault in a July 19 crash that killed six Amish farmers, and brought hundreds of mourners to the town of Jasper, pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide and other charges Wednesday in Yates County Court.
Steven A. Eldridge, 42, pleaded guilty to aggravated vehicular homicide and aggravated vehicular assault, both felonies, reckless driving and driving while ability impaired by drugs.
Eldridge will be sentenced to 12 to 24 years in state prison on the homicide charge as part of the plea.
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