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.