A 23-year-old Dalton, Ga., man is facing vehicular homicide charges in Hamilton County in connection with a wreck last November that claimed the life of his 21-year-old passenger.
Jacob Axel Flowers, of Winton Drive, Dalton, is also charged with failure to maintain lane, failure to exercise due care, reckless endangerment and DUI.
Jovanny Rodriguez was killed in the single-car wreck on Interstate 75.
Authorities said a vehicle driven by Flowers was traveling north on the freeway just after 1 a.m. The vehicle went off the road and hit a guardrail on the passenger side.
Flowers was also injured in the wreck.