Man charged with DUI-manslaughter in fatal Greenville crash

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By: Fletcher Keel | WCTV Eyewitness News
December 11, 2018

GREENVILLE, Fla. (WCTV) -- A man has been charged with DUI-manslaughter following a fatal crash early Tuesday morning on Interstate 10 in Madison County.

The Florida Highway Patrol says a semi-truck being driven by 51-year-old Randall Johnson was traveling east on I-10 behind another vehicle.

Officials say the front of the truck struck the rear of the second vehicle, an International box truck, causing the box truck to leave roadway and travel onto the shoulder. Troopers say the box truck began to rotate and entered a ditch, where it overturned onto the driver's side.

The driver of the box truck, a 59-year-old man from Providence, Rhode Island, was pronounced dead at the scene. FHP has not released his identity pending next of kin notification.

Johnson is facing DUI-manslaughter charges. He was not injured in the crash.


By: Aubrey Brown | WCTV Eyewitness News
December 11, 2018

GREENVILLE, Fla. (WCTV) -- A fatal crash on Interstate 10 in Madison County has forced a road closure, the Florida Highway Patrol confirms.

Troopers were dispatched just after 5:00 a.m. to mile marker 242 on I-10 eastbound for a traffic crash.

FHP has not said how many vehicles were involved in the accident, but at least one fatality has been reported. There is no word on any other injuries.

Law enforcement is encouraging drivers to find an alternate route, as they say it will be several hours before the road can be reopened.



 
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