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April 23, 2014

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Son Charged With Vehicular Homicide In Father's Death

Originally published: 2013-10-29 10:47:39
Last modified: 2013-10-29 10:49:10
 


Crash Of Pickup

On Greystone Rd.

Involved Alcohol,

THP Report Says

BY KEN LITTLE

STAFF WRITER

The driver of a pickup truck that crashed Oct. 22 on Greystone Road, killing his father and injuring three other passengers, was charged Monday with vehicular homicide.

Quinton A. Britton-Rowell, 18, of Frank Roberts Road, Afton, is free on $30,000 bond pending a first General Sessions Court appearance on Wednesday.

Britton-Rowell allegedly committed the felony offense "by recklessly killing Alex M. Rowell as the proximate result of his reckless operation of an automobile and the operation of an automobile while under the influence of alcohol," said a report filed by Trooper Joe Taylor, of the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

The pickup truck was westbound about 3:05 a.m. Oct. 22 in the 4800 block of Greystone Road when it slammed into a tree "and became engulfed in flames," Taylor said in a preliminary report.

Rescue personnel were unable to free Alex Rowell, 36, of Knoxville, from the 2003 Dodge king-cab-style pickup truck, which has a back seat.

"Speed was an issue" in the crash, the report said. The posted speed limit on Greystone Road in the area of the crash is 35 mph.

The wreck happened near the intersection with Round Knob Road.

The report said Britton-Rowell "tried to negotiate a curve (and) the vehicle ran off the right side of the roadway, striking a tree."

Britton-Rowell had been drinking, the report said.

The other passengers injured in the crash were Ronald L. Williams, 53, of Jonesborough; Misti D. Runion, 27, of Jonesborough; and Eric C. Griffith, 30, of Jonesborough.

Britton-Rowell and another passenger were airlifted to Johnson City Medical Center, and the others were taken to local hospitals.

Britton-Rowell was released last week from the hospital. The conditions of the other truck passengers were not available this morning.

Quinton Britton-Rowell had recently completed U.S. Marine Corps basic training, and was to be deployed soon.

Toxicology test results on Quinton Britton-Rowell are pending. A THP investigation into the crash continues.

 
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