PULASKI COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — The man accused of causing a crash that took the life of a sergeant with the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office is now being charged with murder.
Authorities say 26-year-old Micheal Dominic Morris was booked in the New River Valley Regional Jail on Tuesday, Jan. 26:
The jail says the other charges that Morris is facing include the following:
- Murder Involuntary Manslaughter – Vehicular – Aggravated
- Murder Felony
- Larceny Unauthorized Use of Animal – Auto – Boat worth $200 or more
- Driving License Suspended/Reckless Driving Caused Death of Another
The crash occurred just after 4 a.m. on Jan. 14.
Virginia State Police say Morris crossed the center line going north on Route 11 when he hit the truck of Sgt. Perry Hodge head-on.
Hodge died at the scene. He had been with the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office for more than 15 years.
Morris is currently being held without bond.