Just after 5 p.m. on September 5, police reported a two-car crash on the
westbound side of Highway 166. Police arrested 36-year-old Jerald B. Holman
at the scene of the accident for suspected DUI.
Holman, who was driving at high speeds at the time of the accident, drifted
into the eastbound lane, overcorrected into the westbound lane and then
swerved back to the eastbound lane hitting a Chevrolet. The impact catapulted
Holman’s Toyota into the air, where it rolled and split the rear
passenger compartment from the front of the car ejecting and killing Holman’s
two children ages 4 and 7.
On September 9, Holman faced the judge to hear the charges of the double
fatal crash. District Attorney Dan Dow stated the prosecution would be
filing eight counts of felony complaint against Holman. Police reports
give an account of him being behind the wheel at the time of the crash.
Holman is charged with:
- Second Degree Murder – for the death of his two children who were
passengers in the car.
- 2 Counts of Gross Vehicular Manslaughter While Intoxicated.
If Holman is convicted of the charges listed above, he could face life
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