July 6, 2009 – Jason Wayne Spurlin, 31, of Lakeworth, Florida, today was charged with vehicular homicide, operating to endanger and felony OUI, speeding and crossing lanes as the result of a car accident early Sunday morning. He was arraigned from his hospital bed and bail was set at $75,000.00. Spurlin has a history of driving offenses, including a prior OUI in Florida.
Spurlin was the operator of a car, which crashed in the early morning hours yesterday in Walpole, Massachusetts, killing 3 passengers in a single car accident. He survived with serious injuries. Nick Kelly and Anna Dubois, both 20, of Walpole, and Amanda Murray, 23, of Medfield, were killed in the crash.
Walpole Police said Spurlin was intoxicated and speeding when he couldn’t negotiate a turn at the corner of East Street and High Street at around 1 a.m. He was driving a 1998 Jeep Cherokee, which went off the road and slammed into a tree. He has now been charged with vehicular homicide and
It was reported that Murray and Spurlin were dating and that Murray gave birth to the couple’s first child five weeks ago. The crash continues to be under investigation by Walpole police and Massachusetts State Police.
Three other young people died in a single car crash in Attleboro, Massachusetts early yesterday as well. It is not known whether alcohol was a factor, but none of the occupants were wearing seatbelts and were ejected as a result of the impact.