Indictment in alleged Hoboken hit-and-run that killed basketball star’s cousin

first_img× HOBOKEN — A Hudson County grand jury returned an indictment against Mark T. Nicholas, age 51, of Brooklyn on Feb. 28 charging him with second degree crime of Death by Auto and the second degree crime of knowingly leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident resulting in death.Nicholas was the alleged driver of a black Cadillac Escalade that struck and killed Zachary Simmons on the corner of Willow and Sixth Streets in Hoboken on Jun. 25 last year.Simmons, a 21-year-old from Ramsey, was struck at approximately 3:30 a.m.The Ramsey High School graduate was the cousin of recent Philadelphia 76ers draft pick Ben Simmons.Simmons, was pronounced dead at 4:25 a.m. at Jersey City Medical Center.Nicholas is scheduled to be arraigned in Superior Court in Hudson County on March 13.last_img

Munster to step up European prep

first_imgAhead of their meeting with Castres in the RDS on Saturday Leinster fans are hoping that Jamie Heaslip will report no ill-effects from his return to training after a shoulder injury.We may find out today if Bundee Aki’s will be available for Connacht’s meeting with Exeter this Sunday in the Challenge cup.The centre has an ankle injury. Meanwhile, the Munster and Ulster coaches will both hold press conferences this afternoon ahead of their matches against Saracens and Toulon respectively.last_img