By Associated Press - Wednesday, November 19, 2014

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - A Juneau grand jury has indicted an 18-year-old driver involved in a fatal car crash.

The Juneau Empire ( reports William M. Buchkoski was indicted on four felony counts in the March 26 death of a passenger in his sport utility vehicle, 18-year-old Jessica Louise Billy.

Investigators say Buchkoski was driving on Yandukin Drive near Juneau International Airport and attempted a left turn onto Old Dairy Road but did not yield to a semi. The big truck T-boned the SUV.

A second passenger, 20-year-old Shadd Rudick, was critically injured and remains at a rehabilitation center in Everett, Washington.

The grand jury indicted Buchkoski on manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide and two felony assault counts.

He will be arraigned Dec. 17. Online court records did not indicate that he had an attorney.


Information from: Juneau (Alaska) Empire,

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