Dad charged in death of toddler

Posted by Rachel Leigh - email

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (WFLX) - A 25-year-old father is in jail on charges he was negligent in the death of his 3-year-old child.

Terrance Copeland has been charged with vehicle homicide and negligent manslaughter. He's in the Palm Beach County jail on $25,000 bond.

did not strap the boy into a child safety seat. Copeland lost control of the SUV on a rain-slicked I-95, just south of Glades Road. The truck rolled, and the boy was thrown from the vehicle and died. The other passengers, who were strapped in, survived.