Sanford Man Involved in Fatal Accident Convicted of Manslaughter

Updated 1 year ago

A 24-year-old Sanford man has been convicted of manslaughter and several other charges for causing a traffic accident in town that killed one person and sent five to the hospital. A York County Superior Court judge found Zachary Bubar guilty on all nine counts following a two-day bench trial last week. The Journal Tribune, reports that sentencing has not been scheduled. Authorities say Bubar was behind the wheel of car in July 2010 that crashed into a van. Police say a speeding Bubar pulled into the northbound lane around a car that was signaling to make a right turn and slammed into a van headed north. Shawn Beaulieu of Sanford was in the front passenger seat of Bubar’s vehicle. He was taken to the hospital where he died.


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