Driver charged with DUI in fatal crash in Virginia Beach

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Thomas E Walker

Thomas E Walker

Virginia Beach, Va. – A Chesapeake man has been charged with DUI and Involuntary Manslaughter after a fatal crash in Virginia Beach early Saturday morning.

32-year-old Thomas Eldon Walker is in jail without bond after police say
the 1996 Ford Taurus he was driving on Northwood Drive clipped a parked school bus.

His passenger, Ryan Matthew Ballard, was killed in the crash.

The Taurus continued down Northwood, striking a fire hydrant and finally stopping approximately 100 yards short of the intersection with Stoneshore Drive.