SOMERVILLE, MA (WHDH) - Driving records show that a teenager charged in a crash that resulted in the death of an off-duty Somerville police officer over the weekend already had three citations in 2017.
Michael Ricci, 18, of Burlington, was arrested in connection with a crash on Interstate 95 in New Hampshire on Sunday morning. Witnesses say he was drag racing when he lost control of his Mercedes, crossed into oncoming traffic and struck 55-year-old Louis Remigio.
Remigio, who was on a motorcycle, was taken to an area hospital. He passed away Monday night.
Ricci was cited for driving without a registration in September, speeding in August, and a surchargeable accident in July, according to Registry of Motor Vehicle records.
The teenager was ordered held on $10,000 bail, which he later posted. He’s due in court later this month.
Ricci faces reckless driving charges. It’s not clear if additional charges will be filed.
(Copyright (c) 2018 Sunbeam Television. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)