Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Man Charged In Crash That Killed VA Tow Truck Driver

Here's the WVEC.com story:

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.

William Charles Burns

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.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I pray every night that this man gets exactly what he deserves.Andy was a very good man and a lifelong friend and neighbor.He was very loved and sadly missed.