Bond is set at $1 million dollars man charged with causing fatal accident

August 22nd, 2022 – 6:00 PM

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(Via WBHF Radio) Bond is set at $1 million dollars for a man charged with causing a fatal accident last May.

Thirty-three-year-old Joshua Taylor Eaker was jailed on May 17th, 2022, on numerous charges including aggravated assault, trafficking drugs, fleeing or attempting to elude officers, tampering with evidence, reckless driving, terroristic threats, and failure to maintain lane.

He led Bartow Sheriff’s deputies on a high-speed chase from Bartow County to Gordon County.

The chase ended with a pit maneuver. E

aker’s truck struck an ATV operated by 48-year-old Dustin Cody Thomas of Calhoun. Thomas was fatally injured.

Judge Suzanne Smith set the bond at $1 million dollars.

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