NC: Man faces charges in fatal deer-spotlighting crash
Man faces charges in fatal deer-spotlighting crash
Jan. 2, 2009
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Authorities say a Guilford County teen is facing
charges in connection with a fatal crash that occurred while he was
trying to avoid being reported for spotlighting deer.
The News & Record of Greensboro reports that 18-year-old Jonathan
Blake Calhoun of McLeansville is charged with one count of involuntary
manslaughter and four counts of assault with a deadly weapon in
connection with the accident.
Authorities say Calhoun was driving about 70 mph on a street while
trying to avoid being reported for hunting deer with a spotlight. One
passenger, 19-year-old Joshua Chrismon, was ejected from the truck and
died. Four other friends were injured.
Officials say Calhoun turned himself in at the Guilford County
magistrate's office. He was being held under $25,000 bail Friday.
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