Early on Wednesday, February 20, 46-year-old Richard Sloan was killed while working in the Cave Spring area with S.R. Draper Paving Company.
According to Roanoke County police, 42-year-old Tracie Nininger was being held without bond on charges of involuntary manslaughter and driving under the influence. Another driver, 32-year-old Jeffrey Dupree was released on bond after being charged with DUI.
Slone died as the result of being struck by a plow that was attached to the backhoe.