(COLUMBUS,) - Jurors in a reckless homicide case Thursday night found an Elizabethtown man not guilty of three felonies following an eight-day trial in Bartholomew Circuit Court.
25-year-old Jacob A. Tolbert of Elizabethtown had been accused of engaging in criminal behavior that resulted in the April 28, 2013, hit-and-run death of 27-year-old Thomas L."Tommy" Brazzell of Vallonia in a parking lot outside what was then Caddies Pub.
Tolbert was facing two Class B felonies and one Class C felony, as well as a misdemeanor marijuana charge.
The jury only found him guilty of the marijuana charge.
According to police, Tolbert was accused of backing a pickup truck over Brazzell outside the pub and then fleeing the scene.
Brazzell, formerly of Bedford, was a personal trainer at a Seymour health club.
County Coroner Larry Fisher says Brazzell died almost immediately of multiple trauma to the head.
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