Diver who killed 17 yr-old bragged he would drink and drive

Aramis Segura has a lengthy criminal record and gave clues to what his plans were for New Year’s eve. Posting on Facebook that he was ” going to drink” and he had ” a Benz” as he drove 100 mph and took the life of a student at East Greenwich High school. The crash occurred on 95 south on New Year’s day at 1:AM. where he fled the scene after the crash.  In the past, he was arrested for breaking into Governor Raimondo’s SUV and stealing from a school.

Rhode Island State Police Arrest Operator that Fled Fatal Crash
The operator of the Mercedes fled the scene on foot but Troopers investigating the crash identified the operator of the Mercedes as Aramis Segura, age 30, of Charlestown, RI.
Segura was located at his residence and transported to State Police Headquarters where he was processed and arraigned in front of a justice of the peace on the following charges:
  • Leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death,
  • Driving to endanger – resulting in death.
  • Obstruction of Justice
  • Operating on a suspended license.
Bail was set at $10,000 with surety.
Segura was also presented as a Superior Court probation violator on a previous charge of Breaking and Entering and was transported to the Adult Correctional Institution, where he is being held.