Police have charged 3 Doors Down bassist Todd Harrell with vehicular homicide following a fatal car accident on Friday, April 19, in Nashville, Tenn., CNN reports. Officers said the musician was speeding along the interstate when his car clipped a pickup truck, sending it into a guardrail and then down an embankment, where it flipped over.
The driver of the truck, Paul Howard Shoulders, was apparently not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from his vehicle during the crash. He was pronounced dead a short time later at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Harrell, 41, reportedly showed signs of impairment when he underwent a field sobriety test. Police said he acknowledged consuming hard cider and taking prescription Lortab and Xanax; they also discovered Oxycodone and Oxymorphone pills in his sock when he was booked at a local station.