Suspect arraigned in fatal Erving crash


Andrej Oljaca, 19, of Concord, Massachusetts, was arraigned in Orange District Court today in connection with a Saturday, May 4 crash on Route 63 in Erving that claimed the life of Phillip A. Reed​, 68, of Hinsdale, New Hampshire.

Oljaca is charged with motor vehicle homicide by negligent operation; leaving the scene of personal injury and death; leaving the scene of property damage; receiving a stolen motor vehicle; use of a motor vehicle without authority; and a marked lanes violation.

The Commonwealth requested $50,000 cash bail combined with conditions that the defendant be outfitted with a GPS monitor, that he not drive, and that he abide by a curfew of 10 p.m. to 7 a.m..  Judge David Ross set bail at $10,000 with the condition that the defendant not drive. 

Oljaca is due back in court June 28, 2019 for a pretrial hearing.