Texas man charged with manslaughter in 2020 fatal Okla. crash
MARSHALL COUNTY, Okla., (KXII) - A Texas man has been charged with manslaughter after a crash that left one dead and another injured last November.
The collision occurred the evening of November 16th, 2020 on State Highway 32, three miles west of Kingston in Marshall County.
According to troopers, a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado pickup driven by Timbo Miller, 52, of Gordonville, TX., was driving westbound when it ran off the right side of the roadway, overcorrected to the left and crossed the center median striking an SUV.
A few moments later, a third vehicle crashed into the Silverado.
The driver of the SUV, Samantha Carnes, 31, of Tishomingo, OK., was pronounced dead at the scene with a head injury. She was transported to Brown’s Funeral Home in Durant, Ok.
The driver of the third vehicle, identified as Donald Lustig, 64 of Madison, AL., was taken to Alliance Health in Durant, OK., where he was admitted in good condition with trunk internal, trunk external and leg injuries.
Miller, was flown to Medical City Plano in Plano, TX., after being pinned for five minutes. He was admitted in stable condition with trunk internal, external and head injuries.
Court documents say Miller admitted to troopers to using methamphetamine on the day of the collision and that he was driving with a suspended license when the crash occurred.
If convicted, Miller will face 20 years behind bars.
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