Man Facing Vehicular Homicide Charge

Charges have been filed in a fatal crash which occurred in northwest Georgia back on May 1st.

According to the arrest warrants, 45-year old James Kevin McDonald was driving his employer’s vehicle without permission when he lost control, and at one point, wound driving perpendicular to the lanes of travel in the 700 block of Wax Road; the vehicle left the roadway, and struck an embankment, then a tree.  A female passenger was pinned between the door and the seat of the – and died from her injuries shortly after extrication.

McDonald turned himself in at the Floyd County Jail Thursday, and was charged with first degree vehicular homicide, theft by taking a motor vehicle, failure to maintain a lane, too fast for conditions and reckless driving.


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