Thursday, December 23, 2010


Coal Truck Driver Charged

Larry Wayne Evans, 26, of Fayetteville, was arrested Thursday on charges of negligent homicide.  Investigators say Evans was driving his coal truck on W.Va. 61 on July 21st when it collided with a sport-utility vehicle near Robson. The SUV's driver, Justin Davis, 19, of Oak Hill, died later of his injuries. A passenger in the SUV, Adam Sizemore, 19, of Oak Hill, was seriously injured. Although Evans was determined to be at fault in the incident, no charges were immediately filed. Further investigation revealed Evans operated his vehicle in a reckless manner with no regard for the safety of other motorists. If convicted, Evans faces up to a year in jail and a fine of up to $1,000.

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