Woman Sentenced to 15 Years in Connection with Fatal Wreck in 2020

Caitlin Elizabeth Milam was sentenced this week in Chattooga County Superior Court in connection with a fatal wreck that happened in March of 2020.

Milam was arrested in May of that year and charged with DUI, first degree Homicide by Vehicle, Failure to Maintain Lane, Driving on the Wrong Side of the Road, Speeding and Reckless Driving.  According to media reports from March of 2020 – Milam was accused of being drunk while operating a vehicle on Highway 27 near the Pennville Church of Christ. 

Milam’s vehicle traveled into an oncoming lane and crashed into another vehicle that was driven by twenty-two-year-old Haley Brianna Smith of Summerville.  The wreck claimed the life of Smith.  Milam was sentenced to fifteen years, with the first eight to be served in confinement and the remainder to be served on probation.

(WZQZ Chattooga County Radio)

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