Man indicted in accident that killed Columbia Co. student

Lucky Jackson, charged in deadly wreck with Jordan White. (WRDW-TV)
Lucky Jackson, charged in deadly wreck with Jordan White. (WRDW-TV)
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Friday, Nov. 30, 2012

COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga. -- The man accused of hitting and killing a high school student back in September has been indicted.

Lucky Wade Jackson, 38, was indicted on charges of first-degree vehicular homicide on Friday. He was also indicted for disregarding a traffic control device and failure to wear a seat belt.

Investigators say 19-year-old Jordan White was turning left onto Washington Road from Ronald Reagan Drive when Jackson allegedly ran a red light and slammed into her. A Gold Cross helicopter took White to the hospital where she later died on Sept. 13.

Tests confirmed that Jackson's blood alcohol content was 0.281. In Georgia, a BAC over 0.08 is above the legal limit. There were not any drugs in his system at the time of the accident.

News 12 will keep you updated on this case.




 
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