FREETOWN - An Assonet man is arraigned following his involvement in a deadly crash in Freetown last week.

According to police, 47-year-old Edward Benfeito was in his car chasing his friend, 36-year-old Jennifer Bartlett, in her car at high speeds late Friday night. During the chase, Bartlett's car skidded off Richmond Road and hit a tree head-on. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

A judge ordered Benfeito's license suspended. He's due back in court February 23.

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