A Buffalo truck driver went on trial in Braxton County Magistrate Court today on eight misdemeanor negligent homicide charges stemming from a fiery July accident that killed eight people.
Manuel Cruzado, 25, a driver for Double B Auto Transport of West Seneca, is on trial before Magistrate Howard Carpenter. Attorneys expect the trial to last two or three days.
If convicted of all charges, Cruzado faces up to eight years in prison and $8,000 in fines. He has pleaded innocent and is free on bond.