David Wilcox, the owner of a runaway dump truck that killed four
people and injured 19 others in a July 2005 wreck near Avon, CT, has been
charged with four counts of manslaughter.
The Associated Press reported that Wilcox, who owned American Crushing and Recycling, has also been
charged with assault, tampering with evidence, fabricating evidence,
interfering with police and 23 motor vehicle violations.
Wilcox’s son, Shaun, was also arrested and charged with evidence
This marks the second arrest in this case for the elder Wilcox, who was
arrested in November along with his wife, Donna, and charged with insurance
fraud for attempting to reinstate liability insurance on the truck after the
The AP reported
that Wilcox has a long criminal record. He has prior convictions for
interfering with police, disorderly conduct and assault. He did not serve any
jail time for those offenses, but instead either paid fines or served
Both Wilcox and his son were scheduled to appear in court on Monday,