Menlo woman charged in connection with crash that killed Trion motorcyclist
A Menlo woman has been charged by the Georgia State Patrol in connection with the August 2nd crash that killed a Trion man. According to the Georgia State Patrol: "On August 2, 2020, at 2:07 p.m., a Pontiac Montana van being driven by Elizabeth Tench, 31, of Menlo attempted to turn south onto GA-1 from a parking lot. A BMW motorcycle being driven by Kenneth Stephens, 41, of Trion was traveling north on 27 and struck the Pontiac which entered the into his path. Stephens suffered fatal injuries in the crash. Tench was booked in to the Chattooga County Jail on Friday charged with vehicle Tench was charged with failure to yield when entering the roadway and homicide by vehicle in the 2nd (misdemeanor). Under Georgia law O.C.G.A. §40-6-393, second-degree vehicular homicide is a misdemeanor punishable by no more than a year in jail and is a non-intentional death resulting from a traffic violation other than the following DUI, reckless driving, fleeing from police and a several of other violations.