Driver charged with reckless homicide by motor vehicle in Apple Store crash in Hingham, Massachusetts – WMUR Manchester

The driver of an SUV that crashed into an Apple Store in Hingham, Massachusetts, on Monday, killing one person and injuring 20 others, faced a judge late Tuesday morning.Bradley Rein, 53, has been charged with reckless homicide by motor vehicle and reckless operation of a motor vehicle.According to court documents, Rein told police he had been shopping at the Derby Street Shops plaza Monday. While driving near the Barnes and Noble store, he said his foot got stuck on the accelerator.”He stated that he used his left foot to try to brake but was unable to stop the vehicle and the crash through the front of the Apple Store,” a prosecutor said in court Tuesday.A witness told police she estimated the SUV was going 60 mph when it slammed into the store.The crash claimed the life of Kevin Bradley, 65, of New Jersey, according to investigators.When Rein was interviewed by investigators, he told police he did not consume alcohol or drugs the morning of the crash.According to court documents, Rein agreed to a preliminary breath test, which came back reading 0.00 percent.In that interview with police after the crash, Rein reportedly said he had no medical issues that would impair his ability to operate a motor vehicle and that he had been serving his vehicle regularly.However, he did add that his foot had got stuck on the accelerator once before while driving on the highway, court documents showed.Apple released a statement saying it was “devastated by the shocking events at Apple Derby Street today and the tragic loss of a professional who was onsite supporting recent construction at the store.”“Our hearts go out to our team members and customers who were injured and all of those who were affected by this terrible incident,” the company said.Rein was held on $100,000 bail. His next court date was scheduled for next month.The Associated Press contributed to a portion of this report.

The driver of an SUV that crashed into an Apple Store in Hingham, Massachusetts, on Monday, killing one person and injuring 20 others, faced a judge late Tuesday morning.

Bradley Rein, 53, has been charged with reckless homicide by motor vehicle and reckless operation of a motor vehicle.

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According to court documents, Rein told police he had been shopping at the Derby Street Shops plaza Monday. While driving near the Barnes and Noble store, he said his foot got stuck on the accelerator.

“He stated that he used his left foot to try to brake but was unable to stop the vehicle and the crash through the front of the Apple Store,” a prosecutor said in court Tuesday.

A witness told police she estimated the SUV was going 60 mph when it slammed into the store.

The crash claimed the life of Kevin Bradley, 65, of New Jersey, according to investigators.

When Rein was interviewed by investigators, he told police he did not consume alcohol or drugs the morning of the crash.

According to court documents, Rein agreed to a preliminary breath test, which came back reading 0.00 percent.

In that interview with police after the crash, Rein reportedly said he had no medical issues that would impair his ability to operate a motor vehicle and that he had been serving his vehicle regularly.

However, he did add that his foot had got stuck on the accelerator once before while driving on the highway, court documents showed.

Apple released a statement saying it was “devastated by the shocking events at Apple Derby Street today and the tragic loss of a professional who was onsite supporting recent construction at the store.”

“Our hearts go out to our team members and customers who were injured and all of those who were affected by this terrible incident,” the company said.

Rein was held on $100,000 bail. His next court date was scheduled for next month.

The Associated Press contributed to a portion of this report.

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