The Athens-Clarke County Police Department has identified a suspect in a February car crash that claimed the life of a man from Jackson County: 50 year-old Christopher Nix was from Jefferson; he was killed in the February 1 wreck on Tallassee Road. The driver of the vehicle that hit his--40 year-old Juan Gariddo--was taken to an Athens hospital after the accident and has since eluded police, who are now trying to find him to serve him with warrants that include DUI and first-degree vehicular homicide.
A man from Madison County is killed in a motorcycle crash in Louisiana: 74 year-old Thomas Deaton was from Danielsville. Police in Monroe Louisiana say the driver of the vehicle that hit Deaton’s motorcycle is facing charges that include vehicular homicide.
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