The Red Sox-Yankees rivalry has officially gotten deadly, the Boston Globe reports: Ivonne Hernandez, a 43-year-old New Hampshire woman, was charged with second-degree murder yesterday after allegedly driving her car into a crowd of jeering Red Sox fans, killing Matthew Beaudoin. Beaudoin, 29, was reportedly among a crowd chanting “Yankees suck!” after spotting an NY sticker on the car.
Hernandez was arrested on the scene early Friday, telling police she’d only meant to scare the Sox fans. She also said she’d been drinking, but refused to take a breathalyzer test. “She never braked and she accelerated at a high speed for 200 feet,” a state attorney said. “She went directly at this group of people.”