© 2024 Western New York Public Broadcasting Association

140 Lower Terrace
Buffalo, NY 14202

Mailing Address:
Horizons Plaza P.O. Box 1263
Buffalo, NY 14240-1263

Buffalo Toronto Public Media | Phone 716-845-7000
WBFO Newsroom | Phone: 716-845-7040
Your NPR Station
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

Final arguments resume Tuesday in Corasanti trial

The closely watched trial of Dr. James Corasanti is approaching its end.

Closing arguments begin Tuesday morning in Erie County Court as prosecutors attempt to convince the jury that Corasanti was drunk, speeding and texting at the time his car struck and killed 18-year-old Alexandria Rice last summer.

Corasanti's counsel has called upon its own expert witnesses to counter some key evidence.

The Amherst doctor faces several charges that could result in more than 20 years in jail.