Reporter charged in fatal Louisville pedestrian accident
Criminal charges have been filed against WHAS TV News reporter Jeffrey Woods for his part in a pedestrian accident that resulted in the death of Fontaine Jeffrey, 58, WDRB reported on April 9.
Jeffrey was hit at the intersection of Jefferson and Second Street in Louisville by tow truck driver Matthew Good and Woods. Good remained at the scene while Woods reportedly exited the news van, looked around at the scene, and left. Woods is charged with failing to stop and render aid, which is a Class D felony. According to reports, blood was found on all four tires of the news van Woods was driving.
Good has not been charged, although a wrongful death suit has been laid against Woods, Good, WHAS TV News, and the tow truck company Good works for.
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