Man charged with manslaughter in Cullman Co. OHV accident

Man charged with manslaughter in Cullman Co. OHV accident
Hannah Bates (Source: WBRC Video)
Walter Cornelius
Walter Cornelius

CULLMAN COUNTY, AL (WBRC) - Walter John Cornelius, III, who was charged in connection with the fatal accident at a Cullman County OHV park in March, has been indicted for manslaughter in this case. That's according to the Cullman Times.

Cullman County Sheriff's Department confirmed Cornelius, 29, of Altoona, was arrested back in March Tuesday and charged with manslaughter in the death of Hannah Bates, 21.

Bates was killed at Stony Lonesome OHV Park in Bremen after the RZR 900 she was riding in flipped, throwing her from the off-road vehicle.

Court documents say he was driving the vehicle while intoxicated.

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