Man charged in death of Nashville cab driver

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP/WVLT) -- A man has been charged with vehicular homicide and driving under the influence after a Nashville cab driver was killed in a traffic accident in Murfreesboro.

According to Murfreesboro police, 38-year-old Geoffriau Powell, a driver for Allied Cab Co. in Nashville, was stopped at a gas station on Saturday morning when another vehicle slammed into his driver's side door. The impact completely crushed the driver's side and killed Powell.

The Daily News Journal reported that the driver of the second vehicle, 25-year-old Evan Childress, was arrested and charged with his third DUI, driving on a restricted license and vehicular homicide.

He bonded out of jail on a $55,000 bond later on Saturday.


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