Driver Charged for Deadly Pottsville Crash

POTTSVILLE, Pa. -- Homicide by vehicle while DUI charges have been filed against a man from Schuylkill County for this deadly wreck last year.

Police say Chad Bainbridge, 41, of Pottsville, had methamphetamine in his system and was traveling at a high rate of speed when he hit a car on Route 61 near Union Street in Pottsville last October.

Charles Maurer, 80, of Pottsville, was killed.

Bainbridge was locked up in Schuylkill County with bail set at $50,000.

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