Police Make Arrest in Case of Fatal Collision in Daphne, Alabama
DAPHNE, AL. – According to a news report posted online at fox10tv.com, police have made an arrest in the case of a fatal vehicle collision that occurred outside of Daphne, Alabama. The collision involved two vehicles and caused the death of a 70-year-old man who was riding on a Harley Davidson motor trike.*
The crash took place on May 2, when a 70-year-old man from Duck Hill, Mississippi, was riding on a Harley Davidson motor trike while pulling a small trailer. The Daphne Police Department says the man was headed to Panama City, Florida, from Mississippi and was traveling east on Interstate 10 at approximately 3 p.m. that day.
Near Exit 35 on I-10 in Baldwin County, Alabama, a Nissan Titan that was also traveling east rear-ended the man on the motor trike. The Harley flipped over after the impact and landed on the man. Fox 10 reports the man was critically injured in the accident, and he did not survive.
Police questioned the Nissan driver, and the following day, officers reported that the driver had been placed under arrest and booked into the Daphne City Jail in connection with the wreck. Police identified her as a 24-year-old woman from Mobile, Alabama.
Fox 10 reported that the charges against the woman included driving under the influence, manslaughter, and obstruction of justice. She will reportedly be transferred to the Baldwin County Jail to await a hearing.
Authorities are still in the process of investigating the case, and no further information was reported in the Fox 10 story.
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