Police: Drunk driver runs light, kills girl, flees

A 21-year-old Grand Rapids man has been jailed on a $750,000 bond, accused of being drunk when he ran a traffic signal in his SUV, struck a car, killed an 8-year-old girl and fled the scene.
AP Wire
Dec 26, 2012

 

The victim was identified as Dayma Roblero of Detroit. Two other children were hospitalized after Monday's crash in Grand Rapids.

Byron Juarez was arraigned Wednesday in Grand Rapids District Court on charges of drunken driving causing death and failure to stop at a fatal accident.

Police said Juarez and a passenger, Marco Coronado-Augustin, 25, got out and ran after the crash, but witnesses helped police catch them.

Coronado-Augustin is charged with resisting an officer and was freed on bond.

 

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