The driver of a limousine is facing vehicular homicide charges after a passenger was brutally dragged beneath the vehicle to his death.


According to police, 53-year-old Viktor Avadyayev had gotten out of the limousine when it arrived at his home near Kings Highway and Bedford Avenue in Brooklyn around 6:50 p.m. Sunday. He was standing behind the limo, when the vehicle reversed, striking Avadyayev.


According to the New York Post, Avadyayev was pinned against parked cars, then dragged several yards down Brooklyn Street.


The driver, 50-year-old Yan Krainert, is also charged with DWI and criminally negligent homicide.