Chatham County Grand Jury indicted Mario Demaine Clark,44, of Atlanta on April 15th and charged him with homicide by vehicle in the second degree.

Demaine was driving freightliner flatbed on I-16 eastbound in Chatham County on December 4, 2020 when he struck vehicles which caused the death of Harrison Deal of Statesboro.

Mario Demaine Clark

There were four vehicles involved in the 10:00 AM crash which included a flat-bed truck carrying steel driven by Clark, two smaller vehicles and a tractor trailer. Three of the vehicles were engulfed in flames by the time firefighters made it to the scene.

Harrison Deal died as a result of the crash.

Harrison was traveling alone at the time of the accident. He was working on Senator Kelly Loeffler’s campaign staff and was traveling to advance a campaign event with Vice President Mike Pence at the Savannah airport.

Harrison was a 2018 graduate of Bulloch Academy and a student at the University of Georgia. He is the son of Bulloch County Commissioner Curt Deal, his mother is Jenni Groover Deal and was brother to Hannah and Halli Deal.

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