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Cantonment man found competent to stand trial for DUI charges

A Cantonment man has been found competent to stand trial for a crash that killed his passenger.
Melvin Pryear is charged with DUI manslaughter and DUI with property damage.

Pryear was driving down Highway 29 and Muscogee road.

Florida Highway Patrol says he turned onto Muscogee road and into the path of an 18 wheeler.
Pryear's passenger, Albertina McCarty, was killed.

Pryear was seriously hurt and taken to Sacred Heart Hospital.
Witnesses told troopers that the turn arrow for Pryear was not green at the time of the crash.