MONTCALM — A Virginia man was charged with DUI with death and DUI with serious injury relating to a head-on crash Sunday between the vehicle he was driving and a UTV driven by a couple who had gotten married Saturday.
Ricky Lynn Olivo Jr., 40, of Woodstock, Va. was transported to the Southern Regional Jail, according to Sgt. A.P. Christian with the West Virginia State Police Princeton detachment and arraigned via videoconference in Mercer County Magistrate County on Wednesday.
Olivo was charged with DUI with death, DUI with serious injury, no insurance and driving suspended, West Virginia State Police Sgt. A.P. Christian said. Although Olivo’s address was listed on the report as Woodstock, he has a criminal record in Tazewell County and was indicted on an unlawful possession of a firearm by a convicted felon in Mercer County in February. Christian said the preliminary investigation revealed that Olivo’s vehicle was left of center when it hit the ATV on Crane Creek Road.
Christian said that Olivo spent that night under observation at Princeton Community Hospital.
“Once he was released, we went ahead and finished the arrest process,” he stated.
Corey McKinney, no age available, of the Montcalm area was pronounced dead at the crash scene on Crane Creek Road, Christian stated. Sabrina McKinney was airlifted to a hospital outside the region for medical treatment. Her current condition was unavailable Monday.
Corey and Sabrina McKinney were married Saturday, Christian said.
“It’s tough on the family, but here they’re celebrating the height of happiness and here they go from one extreme to the other,” he added.
Investigators with the State Police were continuing their work.
“The accident itself is being reconstructed because of the death, the preliminary investigations reveal that Mr. Olivo was left of center when he struck the UTV,” Christian said.
In West Virginia, DUI with death is a felony carrying a possible penalty of three to 15 years in prison, according to the State Code. DUI with serious injury is felony with a possible sentence of two to 10 years in prison.
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