A California truck driver has been charged in the deaths of a New Jersey couple on the way to their wedding last November.

Kathryn Schurtz and her fiance Joseph Kearney lost their lives in a fiery crash on I-78 in Bucks County on their way to Pittsburgh to exchange vows. The rear of the couple's vehicle was reportedly slammed into by a tractor trailer that failed to slow for traffic congestion.

Schurtz and Kearney were residents of Jersey City, according to Star Ledger.

A warrant has been issued for the 42-year truck driver. He's accused of excessive speed, following too closely, and reportedly being on his cell phone at the time of the accident, reports 6abc.com.



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