Frederick man charged after 4-year-old son killed in crash

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Gregory Lee Ehabe is facing multiple charges including homicide by motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol

Gregory Lee Ehabe is facing multiple charges for a crash that killed his son. (Photo: Washington County Sheriff’s Office)

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (WDVM) — A Frederick man was arrested Friday in Baltimore for a crash that killed his 4-year-old son in Washington County, Maryland last month.

Maryland State Police said Gregory Lee Ehabe, 27, is accused of drunk driving while his son was in the car, causing a single-vehicle crash that killed his son on I-70 at Bower Avenue on December 2.

Police responded to the crash at 10:30 p.m. and found that Ehabe’s car entered the median and struck a concrete culvert. Both Ehabe and his son, Everett, were removed from the car and taken to Meritus Medical Center. Everett died at the Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. two days later, police said.

Police said Ehabe is charged with:

  • grossly negligent manslaughter by vehicle
  • homicide by motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol
  • homicide by motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol per se
  • homicide by motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol
  • driving vehicle while under the influence of alcohol
  • driving vehicle while under the influence of alcohol per se
  • driving vehicle while under the influence of alcohol while transporting minor
  • driving vehicle while impaired by alcohol
  • driving vehicle while impaired by alcohol while transporting minor
  • child neglect.

The Washington County Grand Jury indicted Ehabe after investigations completed the case and it was presented by the Washington County State’s Attorney’s Office.

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