Gary Jerome Turner
Courtesy James City County Police Department
Updated: Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012, 4:23 PM EST
Published : Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012, 4:23 PM EST
JAMES CITY COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) - Officials say a Hampton man is wanted on multiple charges including DWI and involuntary manslaughter for his role in a 2011 crash that killed one child.
According to Major Steve Rubino with the James City County Police Department, 37-year-old Gary Jerome Turner was charged by a Grand Jury in May on maiming while DWI, two counts of involuntary manslaughter, two counts of child neglect, DWI and improper brakes.
Rubino said Turner was driving a Ford minivan westbound on John Tyler Highway shortly after 8 p.m. in August 2011 when he lost control for "some unknown reason and ran off the road," rolling numerous times.
The minivan, carrying seven occupants including several children, then struck a dump truck driving east.
The truck driver sustained non-life threatening injuries and 14-year-old Brashawnta Brooks was pronounced dead at the scene .
Turner is described as standing 5'10", weighing 165 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. His last known address was on Andrews Boulevard in Hampton.
If you have any information on Turner's location, contact Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.
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