Life lost in morning accident
Thu, 04 Jul 2013 14:20:00 GMT —
SECOND UPDATE (1:45 PM):
Albany police say that Brown has been charged with vehicular homicide, reckless driving, failure to maintain lane, expired license, DUI refusal, DUI Less Safe, and seatbelt violation.
FIRST UPDATE (10:45 AM):
The Albany Police Department confirms that the driver of the Chevy Impala is 23-year-old Amber Marie Kelly Brown and was taken to Phoebe for treatment.
The passenger, 28-year-old Damian Antoine Johnson, was deceased at the scene.
The driver of the city street sweeper is 29-year-old Eldric Coleman.
Brown is a current student at ASU. Johnson was a former student. Both are from the Atlanta area.
Charges are pending at this time.
Officers were called to an accident at the Liberty Expressway and Clark off-ramp early Wednesday morning.
APD officials confirm that a Chevy Impala was traveling west on the Liberty Expressway headed towards Blaylock and hit the rear of a street sweeper.
The driver lost control of the vehicle, crossed the grass median and struck a guard rail where the car came to a rest.
Two passengers were in the vehicle, a male and a female. The male is deceased and the female sustained injuries.
The Albany Police Department Traffic Unit is on scene and will continue the investigation.