Family of ‘Tragedy on the Hudson’ victims blame barge owners for crash

The victim's families say John's lenient sentence is

The victim's families say John's lenient sentence is because the Rockland County DA has evidence that proves the barge company owners are at fault. (Credit: News 12 )

Families of the Tragedy on the Hudson victims have blamed poor lighting on the barge for the crash, not Jojo John, who pleaded guilty today in the crash.

Jojo John, 36, of Nyack, pleaded guilty to two counts of vehicular manslaughter in the second degree in the deaths of bride-to-be Lindsey Stewart, 30, of Piermont, and her fiance's best man, Mark Lennon, 30, of Pearl River. The plea deal...

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