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Posted on: May 12, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Lafayette Police arrest drunk driver after fatal crash.

At 2:26am, on 5-12-19, Lafayette Police Officers responded to a single vehicle crash in the 3600 block of State Rd 38 East.  A 2004 Pontiac Bonneville, driven by 27-year-old Mekeisha Roberts of Lafayette, struck a utility pole and a tree.  The front seat passenger, 30-year-old Michael Creamer of Lafayette, suffered serious injuries.  Creamer was transported to Saint Elizabeth Hospital for treatment, but died as a result of his injuries.  A backseat passenger, 31-year-old Tatiana Jones, sustained minor injuries.

Officers observed signs of intoxication displayed by Roberts and investigated for OWI.  Roberts was later arrested for OWI Resulting in a Death. 

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