Chelsea Fatal Ax Update 

County officials say 41-year-old Roger Linton is charged with operating under the influence involving a death and aggravated leaving the scene of an accident.

Police say 27-year-old James Carey from Belgrade was killed after Linton’s truck crossed into Carey’s lane on Rt. 17, slamming into his vehicle.

Carey died at the scene.

Linton was hauling a load of stone in a flat bed truck when the rig suddenly crossed the center line.

Authorities say Linton tried to get away. His truck was found, broken down, about two-miles from the scene.

Linton is free on bail.