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Soldier arrested in deadly Oglethorpe Bridge wreck of Ft. Benning soldier

Justin Prohaska (Source: CPD) Justin Prohaska (Source: CPD)
Command Sgt. Maj. Thomas Morgan  (Source: Fort Benning) Command Sgt. Maj. Thomas Morgan (Source: Fort Benning)

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Columbus police arrested a soldier in connection to the deadly accident that killed 50-year-old Command Sgt. Maj. Thomas Morgan.

According to Columbus police, Justin Prohaska, 26, was involved in the accident on Oglethorpe Bridge on Tuesday, March 29. In an attempt to avoid a stopped vehicle, police say Prohaska tried to make an "evasive move" and hit Morgan's Jeep. In CPD police reports of the accident, the stalled vehicle was described as a red pickup truck that left the scene following the accident. 

Prohaska turned himself in to police on Friday, April, 1 at 8 a.m. He is charged with following too close, failure to maintain lane and vehicle homicide in the second-degree totaling a $3,500 bond. 

Prohaska bonded out of jail on Friday.

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