AUBURN — A Florida man was charged with manslaughter Tuesday stemming from a June crash on Merrow Road that killed a Texas man who was his passenger.

An Androscoggin County grand jury handed up an indictment against Pablo Trivino, 24, of Boynton, Florida, on four felony counts, including driving to endanger and two counts of reckless conduct with a dangerous weapon, each charge punishable by up to five years in prison.

The manslaughter charge is punishable by up to 30 years in prison.

Trivino also was charged with criminal speed, a misdemeanor.

Local police said two others were injured on the night of June 14 when the 2012 Ford pickup truck Trivino was driving west at a high rate of speed struck a tree near 405 Merrow Road.

When Trivino began to brake, he lost control of his truck, which left the road and crashed into a tree, police said.

The front passenger in the truck, Aaron Kirk, 29, of Porter, Texas, was ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene.

Trivino and a second passenger, Riker Hicks, 17, of Mobile, Alabama, were taken to Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston where they were treated for injuries not considered life-threatening, and were later released.

Police had made no arrests in the crash.

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