Happy Hour was Over
Life was Over for Farmer
Donovan James Webster, 55, from Charlottesville, was arrested at the scene and charged with Driving Under the Influence. He could be facing additional charges, pending further investigation. Donovan was driving one of the vehicles involved in the crash.The driver of the other vehicle, Wayne Thomas White, was killed in the crash. White was 75 years old and from Waynesboro.
The driver of the tractor trailer is not facing any charges related to the crash.
Donovan appeared in court for his bond hearing on Aug. 15th and was denied bail. He is due back in court on Oct. 16, 2014. The crash remains under investigation by the Crash Reconstruction Team and police report that more charges could be forthcoming.
The Daily Progress, a newspaper in Charlottesville provided a second feature article about Webster, lauding his illustrious career over ten paragraphs with only one paragraph about his victim – that of the obituary.White was a native of Central Virginia who spent more than 20 years working for a tire company in Waynesboro. A longtime member of Union Baptist Church in Afton, White is described as a generous and deeply religious man who had “a lifelong love of farming.”
White leaves behind 10 children, 19 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
White’s funeral is scheduled for Thursday morning at Union Baptist Church.