Case Proceeds Against Driver Charged with Fatally Hitting Pedestrian in Erie
The case is moving forward against the driver of a car who was charged after fatally hitting a pedestrian in August, according to court documents.
Edmon Green, 35, of Erie, on Thursday waived his right to a preliminary hearing on charges including homicide by homicide by vehicle while DUI, aggravated assault while DUI, DUI highest rate of alcohol and driving at a safe speed.
It happened outside the King's Rook Club in the 1900 block of Peach St. in Erie around 2:19 a.m. Aug. 12.
June Mathis, 30, of Erie, was hit by a Hyundai car driven by Green and taken to UPMC Hamot in critical condition. Mathis was put on life support and later pronounced dead Aug. 21.
Investigators said Green had been drinking at a club before the crash and tested positive for marijuana. Police also determined he was going 52 MPH about five seconds before the crash, according to the criminal complaint.
Green remains free on bond.