Vehicular homicide charge added against man involved in fatal wreck

Willie Lee Mitchell Jr.

Richmond County sheriff’s officers have charged a driver involved in a fatal crash with vehicular homicide.

Willie Lee Mitchell Jr., 57, was arrested Wednesday on the additional charge lodged in the Sept. 2 fatal crash on Deans Bridge Road. James G. Collymore, 30, was killed in the crash.

Mitchell was initially charged with driving under the influence, improper movement and driving without a license in connection with the Saturday morning crash.

Collymore was traveling on a motorcycle southbound in the 3600 block of Deans Bridge Road when a pickup truck driven by Mitchell allegedly turned in front of him. The bike hit the rear panel of the truck.

 

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