The Jury Trial for a West Virginia man charged with causing a fatal wrong-way crash in Cambria County is set to begin on Tuesday. Police say Chase Turner was driving South on Route 219’s Northbound lanes on May 31st, 2018 when his pickup truck collided head on with a Toyota Camry driven by Olivia Red. The Camry was then hit by a tractor trailer.
Authorities say Turner and a passenger were at a local bar prior to the crash and his blood alcohol was triple the legal limit when tested. Red died at a local hospital, while her passenger suffered serious injuries.
Turner told Police he wasn’t driving.