Jacob Fickle under arrest after killing man when he crashed truck into house; BAC levels pending tests
From St. Louis Post Dispatch
GODFREY • Jacob Fickle first ran into trouble with the law for driving unlicensed in 2001. He was 13. His first drinking-related charge, for having alcohol in a vehicle, came four years later, at 17.
He’s been convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol twice since 2009 and had his license taken away on numerous occasions.
Authorities said Wednesday that they were awaiting tests to determine whether Fickle, who was driving with no valid license, was drunk when he took a relative’s SUV, missed a curve on Saturn Drive here and ran through a house, killing a resident sitting in a living room ….MORE