Metlakatla man to face manslaughter charges

    Metlakatla, Alaska (KINY) - Charging documents show Daniel Williams, 38, was charged with criminally negligent homicide, manslaughter, assault in the third degree, DUI and reckless driving for a July 3 crash that claimed the life of Romey Arnold.

    Williams is scheduled to appear in court on February 1 for his first appearance.

    Court records show Williams was spotted by witnesses going 100 miles per hour driving his truck on July 3 on Metlakatla's Airport Road.

    Witnesses later found that the truck had overturned ejecting Williams and Romey Arnold.

    Metlakatla police investigated the accident.

    Arnold was pronounced dead at Metlakatla Health Center.

    Also injured in the crash was Stephen Nelson.  

    Court records also show Williams had a blood alcohol content of .116, over three hours after the crash.


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