Man charged in May crash that killed American Idol finalist from Oklahoma

KOCO'S JONATHAN COOPER BRINGS US THE DETAILS.

JONATHAN: THAT ACCIDENT HAPPENED ALONG THIS STRETCH OF I-240 BACK IN MAY.

TODAY, THE MAN INVESTIGATORS SAY CAUSED IT IS OFFICIALLY CHARGED WITH MANSLAUGHTER.

THE DRIVER, WHO ALLEGEDLY CAUSED THIS DEADLY WRONG WAY CRASH IN I-240 CAN NOW SPEND SOME TIME INTO.

ACCORDING TO COURT DOCUMENTS FILED TODAY, 27-YEAR-OLD — THE 27-YEAR-OLD IS FACING A CHARGE OF FIRST-DEGREE MANSLAUGHTER.

INVESTIGATORS SAY AFTER THE ACCIDENT, HE TOLD THEM HE HAD BEEN DRINKING AT A CLUB, CONSUMING A FEW BEERS.

HIS BLOOD-ALCOHOL LEVEL WAS 0.

113%, WELL ABOVE THE LEGAL LIMIT.

THE ACCIDENT THAT HAPPENED IN EARLY MAY KILL THE OTHER DRIVER, RICKY SMITH.

SMITH, WHO WAS FROM OKLAHOMA CITY, WAS A FINALIST ON THE SECOND SEASON OF ALL "AMERICAN IDOL.

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