Twenty-one year old Dan Slater was driving on Route FF north of Lake Road FF-17 Saturday morning at around 1 o’clock when he lost control in a curve. Slater’s 1984 Pontiac left the road hit an embankment and overturned, ejecting 21-year old Nickolas Riga of Edwards from the vehicle before the vehicle then hit a tree.
Slater suffered minor injuries in the crash. Riga was pronounced dead at the scene.
Slater has been charged with driving while intoxicated and involuntary manslaughter.