Accident On I-75 Kills Driver

Reported by: Ellen Bryan
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Updated: 7/07/2012 7:29 pm

An accident this morning on I-75 near London, killed one man and landed another in jail.

Police say 49-year-old Howard White got out of his car to check the load on his wrecker. A truck approached, crossed the fog line, and hit White. He died from fatal injuries.

Reports say the driver, Austin Meredith, 24, was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the accident.

Meredith was arrested and charged with murder, DUI, wanton endangerment and other vehicle violations.

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