Hampton man wanted for fatal James City County crash

Hampton man wanted for fatal James City County crash

Hampton man wanted for fatal James City County crash

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by 13News

WVEC.com

Posted on December 11, 2012 at 4:30 PM

Updated Tuesday, Dec 11 at 6:53 PM

JAMES CITY COUNTY--  Police are looking for 37-year-old Gary Jerome Turner of Hampton for his involvement in a James City County crash that killed one teen. 

Turner was indicted on May 9 and is charged with maiming while DWI, involuntary manslaughter, reckless involuntary DUI manslaughter, 2 counts child neglect, DWI, and improper brakes.

The fatal crash occurred on August 8, 2011 in the 1300 block of John Tyler Highway.

Police say Turner was driving a 1997 Ford minivan west on John Tyler Hwy, lost control and ran off the road. Turner's van rolled several times and struck a dump truck that was traveling east.

There were 7 extended family members in the minivan, including adults and children ranging in age from two months to 17 years.

A 14-year-old boy, Brashawnta Brooks was pronounced dead at the scene.

The other injured occupants were transported to Riverside Hospital and MCV Hospital for treatment of injuries ranging from non-life threatening to critical.

The driver of the dump truck was transported to Williamsburg Sentara Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Turner is 5 feet 10 inches tall, 165 pounds, and has black hair and brown eyes.

His last known address is on Andrews Boulevard in Hampton.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Turner is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.
 

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