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Shoals man charged with manslaughter in 2011 traffic fatality

Stanley Ross Rickard (Source: Lauderdale Co. Detention Center) Stanley Ross Rickard (Source: Lauderdale Co. Detention Center)
FLORENCE, AL (WAFF) -

A Colbert County man has been charged with manslaughter for a 2011 fatal traffic accident.

Stanley Ross Rickard of Tuscumbia was arrested and charged with manslaughter.

Investigators said Rickard was involved in a head on collision in Florence on March 8, 2011. The driver of the other vehicle, 39-year-old Roland LaDarryl Dawson, was killed.

Officials said forensic reports showed Rickard was under the influence of a controlled substance at the time of the accident.

Rickard was released from the Lauderdale County Detention Center on $10,000 bond.

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