Hancock County prosecutor: Driver in fatal I-70 church bus crash had cocaine in blood

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HANCOCK COUNTY, Ind. (October 21, 2015) – Test results show that the driver in the fatal I-70 church bus crash had cocaine in his blood.

Last week Hancock County prosecutors received Charles Goodman’s blood test results from the day of the crash.

The results showed that Goodman was under the influence of cocaine.

On Tuesday, prosecutors filed an additional charge – OWI causing death, a level four felony.

The maximum sentence for the charge is 12 years.

On July 28, Goodman was driving a bus eastbound on I-70 just past Greenfield when he crashed.

Goodman told police he fell asleep behind the wheel. Police later discovered he was driving with a suspended license. And he was charged with reckless homicide and driving with a suspended license.

A 6-year-old boy was killed in the crash.

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