Michigan man faces felonies for fatal Indiana DUI crash


LOWELL, Ind. — A 19-year-old Michigan man is facing felony charges for a fatal DUI crash in Northwest Indiana that killed a woman and left a man seriously injured.

Police stated that 19-year-old Jordann Morrissey from Wyoming, Michigan is facing multiple felony charges including a level 4 felony, operating while intoxicated causing death and a level 5 felony and multiple other misdemeanors of possessing marijuana and consumption of alcohol.

Morrissey was reportedly driving westbound on I-94 at a high speed when he swayed left into another driver’s lane and sideswiped the vehicle.

Police said the impact caused the other car to drive off the right side of the road through a guardrail and down an embankment.

The driver, identified by the police as 49-year-old Robert Hinkle, and a front seat passenger were both treated for life-threatening injuries.

73-year-old Sarah Cantrell was sitting in the backseat was reportedly unresponsive after the accident and was transported to South bend Hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

Charges were administered accordingly.

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