Pedestrian faces vehicular homicide charge
Sep 10, 2009 at 12:00 AM
According to the Chattanooga Times Free Press, the man investigators say caused a fatal traffic accident Friday by standing in the road and daring motorists to hit him has been charged with vehicular homicide and reckless endangerment.Dustin Levi, 25, "had been drinking and involved in arguments with his family that continued throughout the day," Hamilton County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Janice Atkinson told the Times Free Press.It was determined that Levi was on Daughtery Ferry Road when Donald Williams drove by on his 2005 Suzuki motorcycle and apparently touched Mr. Levi. Williams, 59, lost control of his motorcycle and hit a tree. He was pronounced dead at Erlanger hospital.Read the full report at the Chattanooga Times Free Press web site.