Danville man charged with DUI-Manslaughter after one dies, three left injured in Charlotte Co. crash

Published: Apr. 5, 2020 at 12:41 PM EDT
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Tommy Marshall Williams, 38 of Danville, was arrested Thursday after he was confirmed as the driver of the Toyota Camry, according to State Police.

He is charged with one count of DUI-Manslaughter, two counts of DUI-Maiming and one felony count of driving on a revoked license due to a prior DUI.

Williams is being held without bond at the Charlotte County Jail.

One female who was injured was treated and released. The other is still being treated at VCU Medical Center.


An early Saturday morning single-vehicle crash in Charlotte County left a man dead and three others in a hospital, according to State Police.

Police say the driver of a Toyota Camry ran off the left side of Route 360 traveling west at a high rate of speed. The driver over-corrected and ran off the right side, hit an embankment and turned over.

Sean Blake Jackson Thompson, 25, of South Hill, Virginia, was a passenger and was not wearing a seatbelt. He was thrown and died at the scene.

A woman from Danville was driving the Camry. She was flown to VCU Medical Center in Richmond with serious injuries.

A woman from Fredericksburg, Va. was also a passenger, and was flown to VCU Medical Center in Richmond with serious injuries. The last passenger was a man from Danville who was treated at Sentara Halifax Regional hospital for minor injuries.

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