Man charged with vehicular homicide, more accident that killed young girl after air show | TuscaloosaNews.com


Danny Ray Smith, was arrested by Northport police for driving under the influence, and has also been charged with vehicular homicide, leaving the scene of an accident with injuries and two counts of assault 1st degree.

NORTHPORT | A 7-year-old girl was killed and her mother and sister seriously injured Saturday afternoon when they were hit by a truck after the Tuscaloosa Air Show.

The driver of the truck, Danny Ray Smith, 64, was arrested by Northport Police for driving under the influence and has also been charged with vehicular homicide, leaving the scene of an accident with injuries and two counts of first-degree assault.The 28-year-old mother, her 7-year-old daughter and 2-year-old daughter were walking on the shoulder of Fifth Street in Northport near Kentuck Park after the air show at 4:26 p.m. Saturday when Smith, driving a black 2008 GMC Sierra pickup, apparently struck all three of them. That section of Fifth Street does not have sidewalks.

via Man charged with vehicular homicide, more accident that killed young girl after air show | TuscaloosaNews.com.

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