A 19-year-old male passenger was killed when he was ejected from a truck driven by an 18-year-old male on Old Collins Road west of Skyline Drive in west Jackson County on Saturday night. The accident happened just before 8 p.m. May 11.
Joshua Alexander Conaway, 18, of Athens, was driving a 2000 Chevrolet Silverado, which authorities say crashed and rolled over. The passenger, Nicholas Eli Ryscamp, 19, was ejected and the vehicle landed on him and killed him.
Conaway has been charged with first-degree homicide by vehicle and reckless driving. He was released from the Jackson County jail on May 12 on a $12,000 bond.
The Georgia State Patrol responded to the crash.