Owners Of Trucking Company Westfield Transport Inc Facing Federal Charges

Two Massachusetts men are facing federal charges of falsifying driving logs for a trucking company connected to the June 2019 crash that killed seven motorcyclists.

According to court records, Dunyadar Gasanov, 36, and Dartanayan Gasanov, 35, owned Massachusetts trucking company Westfield Transport Inc., a for-hire interstate motor carrier that transported vehicles.

Prosecutors said the defendants falsified driving logs in order to evade federal regulations designed to ensure the safety of roadways and drivers. 

The pickup truck driver charged with causing the deaths of seven motorcyclists in New Hampshire last year told authorities he had drug problem, regularly used heroin and cocaine but believed he was not impaired at the time of the crash.