Dr James Corasanti

Settlement reached in Corasanti civil case

Feb 24, 2015
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Both sides have agreed on a settlement in the civil trial against Dr. James Coarasanti. The parents of teenager Alix Rice filed the wrongful death suit against Corasanti, who was driving while intoxicated when his vehicle struck and killed Rice on Heim Road in 2011.

WBFO News photo by Chris Caya

The wife of Dr. James Corasanti was called to testify Thursday morning at his civil trial.  Laureen Corasanti testified about the night her husband returned home after he struck and killed teenager Alexandria Rice. Rice was riding on her longboard along Heim Road in Amherst on July 8, 2011 when she was hit.

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Dr. James Corasanti is scheduled to be released from the county jail in Alden next week after 9 months behind bars.