The truck driver involved in Kerry Kennedy's Friday car accident has been charged with leaving the scene of it, state police said.
Rocco Scuiletti, a 47-year-old Dutchess County resident, was driving his truck on Interstate 684 in North Castle on Friday when Kennedy's vehicle, a 2008 gray Lexus sedan, struck his 2011 International tractor trailer, police said.
A subsequent investigation, state police said, determined that Scuiletti knew about the accident and did not report it. Scuiletti's address shows that he lives near a border area for Poughkeepsie and LaGrange.
Scuiletti is due in North Castle justice court, located in Armonk, on Aug. 7, state police said.
Kennedy, a Bedford resident and former wife of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, , based on consultation she received from doctors. She in North Castle court on Tuesday and is due back on Aug. 14.
Scuiletti is skeptical about a seizure causing the accident, according to Newsday. "She looked to me like someone who was heavily intoxicated or on drugs," he told the news site.