Man charged in fatal Shelby County wreck involving ten people

SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. — A man is now behind bars following a deadly wreck in Shelby County.

24-year-old Donald Giamonco is charged with DUI, reckless driving, vehicular homicide and eights counts of aggravated assault.

Deputies responded to Macon and Whitten around 2:30 Sunday morning.

The driver and passenger in a pickup truck crashed head on to an SUV with eight people inside.

Nine people were taken to area hospitals, and one person, Connor Richards from Norfolk, Virginia, died.

One deputy said when he got to the the scene there were people scattered all over the street. Some had crawled out of vehicles — others had been thrown out.

A preliminary investigation shows it was a head-on collision.