UPDATE 1/23/2013: On January 18, 2013, the facts of the case were presented to the Grand Jury for Charles County, Maryland by Crash Team investigators. After a review of the facts, the Grand Jury indicted Jackson Tutt with 2 counts of Negligent Manslaughter and 2 counts of Criminal Manslaughter for the deaths of Marquetta McGee and Jan-nae Woodard. An arrest warrant was issued.
On January 23, 2013, at approximately 1230 hours, Jackson Tutt, turned himself into Maryland State Police Crash Team Investigators at the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack. Jackson Tutt was taken into custody by Trooper First Class A. Watson of the La Plata Barrack. Jackson Tutt was taken to the Charles County Detention Center pending a court appearance before a Circuit Court Judge. Jackson Tutt was held without bail pending the court appearance.
6/25/2012: Maryland State Police are investigating a fatal crash in Charles County that has left a child dead and one woman suffering life threatening injuries.
Fire and rescue crews responded to Rt 210 (Indian Head Highway) and Lewis Place in Bryans Road around 3:21 p.m. on Sunday, June 24.
Investigation revealed that a Chevrolet Tahoe being driven by Jackson Tutt, 73 of Ft. Washington, was traveling southbound on 210 at Lewis Place. The Tahoe traveled into the median and then struck the left rear passenger side of a Chevrolet Trailblazer being driven by William Green, 60 of Indian Head, that was traveling north on 210. The Tahoe then sideswiped a Nissan Altima that was traveling north on 210. The passenger of the Nissan, who police have identified as 7-year-old Jan-nae Alicia Woodard of Waldorf, was pronounced deceased on the scene. The driver of the Nissan, Marquetta Rochelle McGee, 36 of Waldorf, was transported by MSP Helicopter to Prince George’s Shock Trauma with life-threatening injuries.
The driver of the Tahoe, Mr. Tutt was also transported to Prince George’s Shock Trauma with non-life threatening injuries. One female patient in the Trailblazer was transported to Ft. Washington Hospital by ambulance, no word on her condition at this time.
Alcohol was a contributing factor in this crash. Charges will be forthcoming.
Police continue to investigate.