Semi-truck driver charged after fatal July crash
BOONE COUNTY - Anthony West, 45, from Georgia is now charged with involuntary manslaughter after being involved in a July crash which left one woman dead.
West was the driver in a fatal accident on westbound I-70 near Route Z on July 1 which killed Margaret Haile, 79.
West collided with Haile’s Ford pickup, crushing it between the semi-truck and the north-side guardrail.
West's truck continued down the interstate and ran into the rear end of another semi-truck.
Gale Blomenkamp with the Boone County Fire Protection District said West's accident occured because of traffic backup from another crash earlier that day.
West pleaded not guilty.