NEWPORT NEWS - The man police say is responsible for a traffic death in Newport News has been charged with manslaughter.
State police say William Charles Burns was driving drunk Sunday night when his pickup struck and killed a tow truck driver on I-64.
The accident occurred east of Victory Boulevard in Newport News.
Police say the tow truck driver was helping a motorist in a disabled vehicle when Burns' truck hit him.
State police spokeswoman Michelle Cotton said Burns was arrested Monday night and was taken to the Newport News City Jail.
He is charged with aggravated involuntary manslaughter in addition to DUI and reckless driving.
Here's the Virginian-Pilot story.