A motorcyclist was charged Saturday in the death of his sister who was ejected from the back of his bike after he struck a median wall on Ga. 400 in Roswell.
Police said Mr. David Neil Howell was operating under the influence of alcohol when the wreck happened shortly before 1:30 a.m. near Holcomb Bridge Road.
Investigators are also searching for another vehicle that was involved in the deadly wreck – a black 2005 Jeep Liberty that they said struck and killed Ms. Sarah Howell, 28, of Alpharetta.
Mr. Howell was heading northbound on Ga. 400 when he struck the median wall, causing his sister to be ejected, police spokeswoman Officer Lisa Holland said.
“She was hit by another vehicle and killed,” Officer Holland said. “The driver of the motorcycle was thrown from his bike and was transported to the hospital with minor injuries.”
Mr. Howell was treated and later released from the hospital, she said.
He was charged with first-degree vehicular homicide, DUI, reckless driving, failure to maintain lane, and violation of his motor cycle instructional permit license, Officer Holland said.
Anyone with information about the black Jeep is asked to call the police department at (770) 640-4100. Police said it should have damage to the front passenger side.
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