A Port Crane man is under a 17-count indictment in connection with a hit-and-run crash in which a 16-year-old girl was killed while riding a bicycle on the shoulder of Route 369 in the Town of Fenton June 22.

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44-year-old Michael Gincerowski, who had several previous drunk driving arrests prior to the crash that killed Connie Mazzarese, pleaded not guilty during arraignment in Broome County Court August 9.

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In addition to drunk driving, the indictment charges Gincerowski with seven felony counts of vehicular manslaughter, manslaughter, driving while intoxicated and leaving the scene of a fatal accident.

Gincerowski is being held in the Broome County Jail on $20,000 bail.

His next court appearance is scheduled for the end of this month with a trial possible in November.