- Associated Press - Saturday, September 16, 2017

LOCKRIDGE, Iowa (AP) - A southeastern Iowa man has been charged with vehicular homicide for a March crash that killed a passenger in his car.

The Hawk Eye reports that 21-year-old Maxwell Spalla, of Lockridge, was charged earlier this week with vehicular homicide while under the influence of drugs and alcohol.

The crash happened around 1:30 a.m. March 6 near Brighton. Investigators say Spalla was driving the pickup when he lost control, left the roadway and rolled. A passenger, 21-year-old Jacob Nelson of Lockridge, died. Another passenger, 20-year-old Brett Scott of Fairfield, was seriously injured. Spalla was also injured.

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At the time, the Iowa State Patrol said it didn’t know who was driving the truck.

Spalla is scheduled to appear in court on Oct. 2.


Information from: The Hawk Eye, https://www.thehawkeye.com

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