Driver charged in fatal crane truck wreck

Driver charged in fatal crane truck wreck

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - A 63-year-old man is facing charges in a fatal wreck involving a crane truck.

John William Boland is charged with homicide by vehicle, failure to stop at a stop sign and driving too fast for conditions, according to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office.

Boland was driving a crane truck that flipped over on May 14 on Skyview Drive near New Savannah Drive. His passenger, 28-year-old Eryc Jordan Riddle, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Boland was arrested Tuesday and booked at the Richmond County Jail.

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