A 44-year-old man faces a charge of involuntary manslaughter after his tractor-trailer flipped and landed on an SUV. The victim inside of the SUV was a 54-year-old woman. The accident took place around 5:50 a.m. on Nov. 13. Authorities say the truck driver was going west on the road, crossed the centerline, overcorrected and then overturned.
In addition to the involuntary manslaughter charge, the man was also charged with being in possession of a controlled substance and driving as a habitual offender. According to reports, he was in possession of prescription pills at the time of the accident. Police say the truck was transporting chicken wings when the crash occurred. Due to the accident, the road had to be shut down in both directions until around 2:30 p.m.