MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Montgomery police have filed a reckless murder charge against a Prattville man for causing a deadly collision on a street near the downtown area.
According to police Captain Huey Thornton, accident investigators allege 26-year-old Patrick Anderson Barnes Jr., was under the influence of alcohol and was speeding when he ran a red light and collided with another vehicle.
The wreck killed a 22-year-old driver. The crash occurred in the early morning hours on May 17.
Thornton said Barnes surrendered to police Thursday.
Bond was set at $75,000.
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