Driver, 17, charged with manslaughter after SUV mows down 4-year-old girl, grandmother

Posted at 4:48 PM, Jun 04, 2013
and last updated 2013-06-04 18:09:57-04

NEW YORK (PIX11) – A young Manhattan man has been arrested and charged in connection to a deadly Upper West Side accident that killed a young girl and critically injured her grandmother.

Ariel Russo, 4, was crushed by an SUV after it jumped the curb near 97th St. and Amsterdam Ave.


The black Nissan Frontier also hit and critically injured her grandmother, who is in stable condition at St. Luke’s Hospital.

Franklin Reyes, 17, has been charged with manslaughter and vehicular manslaughter.