Virginia State Police report Dale Donnells charged for killing Thomas Estep in fatal DUI crash; has pending DUI charge in Maryland

A Maryland man with a long record of DUI arrests and convictions who never served any serious jail time for those DUI convictions opened 2017 with a kill in rural Russell County, Va.

Virginia: State Police report Daniel Blake Brinkley was lying on highway when struck and killed; alcohol a factor

David S. Cockrell, struck a pedestrian lying in the westbound lanes. The pedestrian, 39-year-old, Daniel Blake Brinkley, was taken to Walter Reed Hospital where he later died from his injuries.