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DA: Binghamton man pleads guilty to vehicular manslaughter for 2016 crash

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. - A Binghamton man has pleaded guilty after being accused of causing a fatal crash in Binghamton in June 2016.

Broome County District Attorney Steve Cornwell says Shaun Pauling-Payne, 38, pleaded guilty to vehicular manslaughter in the 1st degree, a Class C Felony, on Monday.

Pauling-Payne was arrested on June 26th, 2016 by Binghamton Police after a crash on Susquehanna Street between Carroll and Tudor Street.

At the time, police said Pauling-Payne, who allegedly had a BAC of .22%, turned his car into the path of the motorcycle of 37-year-old William Nash Jr.

The car and the motorcycle collided, and Nash died from his injuries.

Pauling-Payne will be sentenced on Septermber 25th, and is expected to receive up to nine years in state prison.


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