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Eastman School of Music Professor Killed in Wrong-Way Crash

 

Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

A Broome County man is accused of driving drunk in a wrong-way crash on Interstate 490 in Monroe County over the weekend that left a professor at the Eastman School of Music dead.

37 year old Thomas Rome of Kirkwood is hospitalized in guarded condition after he crashed into another vehicle early Saturday morning leaving 69 year old Tatiana Tchekina dead and her husband, 71 year old Oleh Krysa with minor injuries.

Authorities say charges are pending.

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