Man pleads guilty in crash that killed Councilman Buddy Amoroso; sentencing date set

Man pleads guilty in crash that killed Councilman Buddy Amoroso; sentencing date set
Nicholas Alexander, 21

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The 21-year-old man charged in connection with the death of Councilman Buddy Amoroso has pleaded guilty to a charge of reckless operation, according to District Attorney Sam D’Aquilla.

Nicholas Alexander was indicted on September 6 on a reckless operation charge after a West Feliciana grand jury decided not to charge him with negligent homicide.

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The crash happened on June 30 in St. Francisville. Amoroso was struck by Alexander’s SUV while riding a bicycle.

Alexander’s sentencing date will be Thursday, Jan. 10.

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