Tishomingo man charged with DUI manslaughter

news_accident_greenBy JB Clark

Daily Journal

OXFORD - A Tishomingo man is facing manslaughter charges after he collided with a motorcycle on the Natchez Trace Parkway Wednesday.

Donnie Sartain, of Tishomingo, was charged in the U.S. District Court for North Mississippi in Oxford Thursday with one count of DUI manslaughter.

Gerard Nasult and Pauline Demeres, both 56, of Sherbrooke, Quebec, were killed when the motorcycle they were riding collided with Sartain’s truck around 4:15 p.m.

Natchez Trace Parkway Chief Ranger Sarah Davis said additional charges are pending as they continue to investigate the accident, which happened near milepost 289 north of the Pharr Mounds in Prentiss County.