A food truck driver was convicted Friday on all five charges, including involuntary manslaughter, in a deadly crash in Loudoun County last September.
#BREAKING: Food truck driver #TonyDane convicted on all 5 charges, including involuntary manslaughter. #ErinKaplan was killed in the Sept. 8th crash in #LoudounCounty #Virginia. @ABC7News #DMV #VA pic.twitter.com/V1sUxPFxbd
— Tim Barber (@ABC7TimBarber) March 23, 2018
Tony Dane was convicted by a jury in the Sept. 8, 2017, death of Erin Kaplan, 39, of Ashburn. The crash south of Leesburg killed Kaplan, a young mother, and critically injured four others when the converted food truck collided with a car. The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office said on the day of the crash, “At 4:50 p.m., the driver of a decommissioned bus converted into a food truck was traveling east on Watson Road when they struck a passenger vehicle traveling northbound on Evergreen Mills Road.”
Eight people were involved in the crash including five who were trapped in a car. Kaplan was in a car with two other adults and three children. Three people in the food truck suffered non-life-threatening injuries.