DEAD ON THE FIRST OF JULY; Todd Jones killed one passenger and injured Morgan Hite when he slammed his truck into a tree at a high rate of speed, DUI Homicide charges pending
The Delaware State Police released the names of the operator hit by William T German as Jacquelyn Scott-Crothers and the passenger that died in the fatal crash east of Bear, as John Crothers.
Police say the vehicle collided with two trees on the passenger side. This caused extensive damage to the vehicle and caused Clute, the passenger, to be ejected.
A breath test indicated Williams was over the legal limit for alcohol. Williams was wearing a seat belt and was not injured. Williams was charged with vehicular homicide as well as improper lane usage and was booked into the Terrebonne Parish Correctional Center.
Holcomb admitted to smoking methamphetamine two days prior to the crash and smoking marijuana approximately six hours prior to the crash
the defendant was operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol while traveling in excess of 100 miles per hour when he struck Carol Richard’s vehicle causing a fire and explosion killing Mrs. Richard.