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Release*†††††††††††††††† Date: March 13, 2013
†††††††††††††††††† †††† Middlesex
County Prosecutorís Office
††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††† *News Release*†††††††††††††††† Date: March 13, 2013
††††††††† Roger Hode (DOB 3/10/70) pleaded guilty in the death on
December 9, 2010 of Chelsea Traynor, 21, of
Hode pleaded guilty under an agreement reached with Middlesex County Deputy First Assistant Prosecutor Christopher L.C. Kuberiet.
the terms of the agreement, Hode will be sentenced to serve up to four years in
is scheduled to be sentenced on April 29, 2013 by Superior Court Judge Bradley
Ferencz at the Middlesex County Courthouse in
Hode was charged during an investigation by Patrolman Mark Smith of the New Brunswick Police Department and Investigator Sean OíLone of the Middlesex County Prosecutorís Office after it was determined that the defendant was impaired at the time he drove and hit the victim.
investigation showed Ms. Traynor was riding her bicycle across Route 18 at the
The pickup truck was heading north on Route 18 through the George Street intersection.
An autopsy by the Middlesex County Medical Examinerís Office showed Ms. Traynor suffered blunt force injury.