Mendoza indicted in Weston accident that killed 2

Posted Kate Oatis email

WOOD COUNTY - Cory Mendoza (aka Cory Walz), age 19, was indicted Thursday on eight counts in the deaths of two people in an accident that took place early in October.

He was indicted on two counts of vehicular homicide, both felonies of the first degree; two counts of vehicular assault, both felonies of the second degree; one count of operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, a misdemeanor of the first degree; one count of endangering children, a felony of the fifth degree; one count of failing to comply with the order or signal of a police officer with the specification of causing serious physical harm to a person, a felony of the third degree; one count of failure to stop after an accident, a felony of the third degree.

If convicted on all charges, Mendoza could face up to 47 years in prison. His arraignment will be Oct. 17 at 11 a.m.

Mendoza fled the scene of the accident but was later apprehended. You can read the original WTOL report: 2 dead, several injured in Wood County crash.