Donalsonville man charged with three counts of vehicular homicide in connection with Jakin crash




A Donalsonville, Ga., man has been charged in connection with a fatal wrong-way accident that happened August 29 near the town of Jakin, Ga.

According to the Georgia State Patrol’s Colquitt, Ga., post, 53-year-old Eric Adam Strouth of Donalsonville has been charged with three counts of vehicular homicide, DUI, reckless driving on the wrong side of the roadway and other traffic offenses.

Strouth’s pickup truck was reportedly going the wrong way on U.S. Highway 84 near the Georgia-Alabama line when it had a head-on collision with an SUV carrying four residents of Colquitt, Ga. Three of the SUV’s occupants–Renee Henley Haire, her mother, Gloria Henley and her father, Glynn Henley–were killed in the crash. Renee’s brother, Kim Henley, was riding in the rear seat of the Buick Enclave SUV and survived the accident, although he his still in critical condition at Tallahassee (Fla.) Memorial Hospital.

Strouth, who was treated at a hospital in Dothan, Ala., for non-life-threatening injuries, was later arrested and charged by the Georgia State Patrol.

Some of the information in this article was originally reported by The Donalsonville News.

 




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