According to the warrant:
Robert Christopher Johnson, 50, of 85 Hatfield Road, left the roadway and drove onto the sidewalk on Shorter Avenue, striking Donald Gilreath, 63, who was walking on the sidewalk around 9 a.m. Tuesday.
Johnson told police he dropped his sunglasses and that is why he ran off the road.
In addition to the vehicular homicide charge, Johnson is charged with driving on the wrong side of the road and is also being held on a probation violation.
He remained in the Floyd County Jail on Wednesday night, Oct. 12.