Americus man charged in deadly Warner Robins crash

Johnny F. Williams (Warner Robins Police)

WARNER ROBINS, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – An Americus man faces charges after a deadly crash May 25.

A Warner Robins Police news release says 52-year-old Johnny F. Williams was taken into custody by the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office after warrants were put out for his arrest.

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He’s being held at the Houston County Detention Center, charged with homicide by vehicle 1st degree and reckless driving.

A preliminary investigation revealed a 2017 Chevrolet Malibu, driven by Williams, left Watson Blvd. and crossed the center and two west bound lanes before hitting a utility pole and power transformer.

The car’s passenger, Johnny’s 60-year-old wife Evelyn, died in surgery at the hospital.

WRPD says the case will be presented to a Houston County Grand Jury and is still an ongoing investigation.