John Singleton Will Not Face Charges over Fatal Car Crash
(hollywoodreporter.com) - Filmmaker John Singleton will not be charged after the SUV he was driving hit and killed a 57-year-old woman in Los Angeles on Thursday night. The Boyz N the Hood director stopped his car and waited for police to arrive after Constance Russell stepped in front of his car in the city's Jefferson Park neighborhood. She was not using a crosswalk. Los Angeles Police Department spokesman Jason Lee says, "This is being treated as an unfortunate accident. There will be no criminal charges." He adds, "Mr. Singleton stopped and identified himself as required by law and was not under the influence of drugs and alcohol. He was questioned and released."