Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Michael Daniel Williams, 67 (DOB: 05/06/1950), of Detroit, in connection with a fatal car crash that killed Jason Javon Gant, 33, also of Detroit.
On June 20, 2017 at approximately 5:20 a.m., it is alleged that Williams was driving a vehicle westbound on East Warren at Cadillac Boulevard, when he struck the victim crossing East Warren on foot. The defendant was arrested at the scene. Medics were called to the scene and the victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment, where he later succumbed to his injuries.
Williams has been charged with Driving While License Suspended Causing Death and Reckless Driving Causing Death*. He was arraigned on the warrant at this morning before Magistrate Bari Blake Wood in 36th District Court. The probable cause conference is scheduled for June 29, 2017 at 8:30 a.m.; the preliminary examination is scheduled for July 5, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. Both hearings are before 36th District Court Judge Lydia NanceAdams. The defendant received a $10,000/10% bond.
*The charges are allegations and defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.