Yale tailgate crash driver was sober

BY foxsports • November 20, 2011

Police say a Yale student who was driving a U-Haul that fatally struck a tailgater at the Harvard-Yale game passed a sobriety test and has not been charged in connection with the death, though the investigation is continuing.

New Haven police say Brendan Ross was driving the truck carrying beer kegs Saturday morning when it accelerated after making a turn in a parking area where people were tailgating.

Thirty-year-old Nancy Barry of Salem, Mass., was killed. Two other women were injured. Thirty-one-year-old Yale student Sarah Short of New Haven remained hospitalized Sunday, and 23-year-old Harvard employee Elizabeth Dernbach, originally of Naples, Fla., was treated and released.

Messages left for Ross through email and at his fraternity, which police listed as his address, were not immediately returned Sunday.


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