One Charged with Vehicular Homicide After Fatal Crash
CARROLL COUNTY (July 3) — A McLemoresville man is facing vehicular homicide and DUI third offense charges stemming from a Tuesday afternoon crash that left one dead and another injured. Creighton Cockrill, 23, of McLemoresville, was stopped at the intersection of Clay Farm Road and U.S. 70A between Mc-Lemoresville and Atwood in a 2006 Chevy pickup. Driver George Aylor, 65, and passenger Sara (Sally) Aylor, 64, both of McLemoresville, were eastbound on U.S. 70A approaching Clay Farm Road in a 1999 Chevy pickup.
According to the THP report, Cockrill failed to yield, striking the Aylors and causing heavy damage to both vehicles. Upon impact, the Aylors’ vehicle rolled over and both vehicles came to rest on the side of the road.
Mrs. Aylor died at the scene, and Mr. Aylor was airlifted to Memphis with critical injuries. Cockrill was not injured.
Chase Funeral Home of Huntingdon has charge of arrangements.