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Warrant charges man in wreck that killed child

Monday, Dec. 10, 2012 8:49 PM
Last updated Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012 12:41 AM
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A grand jury arrest warrant was filed last week for a man accused of causing a wreck that killed a 7-year-old boy in October, authorities said.

The warrant charges Alan Bradley Harmon, 42, of Hephzibah, with homicide by motor vehicle in the first degree in the death of Jamal Lovett, said Richmond County Sheriff’s Capt. Scott Gay.

On the morning of Oct. 29, a white Honda Accord was northbound on Peach Orchard Road about 8:20 a.m. when the driver tried to turn left onto Willis Foreman Road and collided with a 2001 Chev­rolet Silverado pickup allegedly driven by Harmon.

The pickup struck the Honda on the passenger side, causing the car to split in two and the child in the back seat to be ejected.

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Itsallnew11
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Itsallnew11 12/11/12 - 10:23 am
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Why?

It doesn't state what conclusions warrant his arrest. How was he at fault if she turned into his path?

I am not saying he isn't but the details are incomplete.

soapy_725
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soapy_725 12/11/12 - 10:38 am
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This is one strange arrest?
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The drawing of the accident scene must have been skewed? Vehicle one turns left in front of vehicle two who has the right of way. Vehicle two is charged with homicide? The number of left turn crashes is increasing. Maybe the laws of right of way have changed in the driver manuals?. Excessive speed?

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soapy_725 12/11/12 - 11:20 am
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10/29/12
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Jamal Lovett, 7, was ejected from the vehicle in which he was the backseat passenger in. He was transported to Georgia Health Sciences University CMC in critical condition where he was pronounced dead at 9:07am.

The vehicle in which Lovett was riding, a 1999 Honda Accord was traveling northbound on Peach Orchard Road and was attempting to turn left onto Willis Foreman Road. As the vehicle turned left, it was struck by a southbound 2001 Chevrolet Silverado. We're told the car was split in half.

The child's mother was also taken to the hospital and was still there at noon. No word on her condition at this time.

Charges are pending in this case.

soapy_725
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soapy_725 12/11/12 - 11:27 am
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The Honda must have been sitting in the middle of the road
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First Degree Vehicular Homicide

By: NBC 26 Staff | NBC 26
Published: December 10, 2012
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AUGUSTA, Ga. --

On October 29, a deadly accident on Willis Foreman Road claimed the life of 7-year-old Jamal Lovett.

Monday, an arrest warrent was issued for Allan Bradley Harmon for First Degree Vehicular Homicide. Harmon was the driver of the truck that collided with the Accord in which Lovett was riding.

soapy_725
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soapy_725 12/11/12 - 11:28 am
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First degree homicide by vehicle
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This is a felony, that upon conviction will result in a sentence of between 3 and 15 years of imprisonment (or between 5 and 20 years for habitual violators), with no parole for at least 1 year. A homicide is first degree homicide by vehicle if the driver "unlawfully met or overtook a school bus; unlawfully failed to stop after a collision; was driving recklessly; was driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs; failed to stop for, or otherwise was attempting to flee from a law enforcement officer; or had previously been declared a habitual violator".[6]

MarinerMan
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MarinerMan 12/11/12 - 04:22 pm
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The Rest of the Story
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The worthless piece of yak-squeeze was determined to have been travelling in excess of 90 miles per hour. This was per the news this morning on WGAC. It won't happen, but he should be given a dirt nap.

I have corrected the red light part...

heph9
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heph9 12/11/12 - 01:56 pm
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MarinerMan

Hey, why dont you show me where the red light is at hwy 25 and Willis Foreman. I've never seen it.

Little Lamb
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Little Lamb 12/11/12 - 02:21 pm
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Lane

Ooops, I mis-read the story. Comment deleted.

cottoncandy16
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cottoncandy16 12/11/12 - 02:23 pm
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Heph9, I am with you, there

Heph9, I am with you, there is and has never been a red light at Hwy 25 and Willis Foreman rd.

MarinerMan
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MarinerMan 12/11/12 - 04:19 pm
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That was what WGAC said this
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That was what WGAC said this morning. To be honest, I have not been on that stretch of road. But, they also stated that he was doing in excess of 90 mph. Sorry if there is no red light. He split the Honda in half.

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Fiat_Lux 12/12/12 - 02:00 pm
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Yak squeeze

That's a new one for me. Somehow, it seems appropriate.

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SemperParatus 12/12/12 - 04:29 pm
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Squeeze

Mariner Man must listen to Neal Boortz. Or used to listen I should say.

according2me
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according2me 12/16/12 - 01:35 am
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MarinerMan
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Why can't you just comment without calling someone a stupid name?

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