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Bay man indicted for 2015 crash that killed passenger

Timothy James Tucker (Photo source: WLOX) Timothy James Tucker (Photo source: WLOX)
Police said the vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed when Tucker lost control and flipped several times. (Photo source: WLOX) Police said the vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed when Tucker lost control and flipped several times. (Photo source: WLOX)
HANCOCK COUNTY, MS (WLOX) -

A Hancock County grand jury recently indicted Timothy James Tucker, of Bay St. Louis, on a felony charge of driving under the influence causing death.

The indictment alleges Tucker, 28, was driving drunk when he crashed on Avenue B near 10th St. in the early morning hours of Aug. 12, 2015. One of his passengers, 23-year-old Jasmyne Eimers, died in the crash.

Police said the vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed when Tucker lost control and flipped several times.

The indictment says Tucker’s blood alcohol content was 0.123 percent at the time of the crash. The legal limit is .08 percent.

Tucker’s trial date is set for June 5.

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