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Detroit Man Charged in Fatal Car Crash

Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged JC Deandrey Hogan, 30 (DOB: 11/22/1988) of Detroit, in connection with a fatal car crash that killed Gregory Anderson, age 62, also of Detroit.

On March 16, 2019 at approximately 8:43 p.m., Detroit police officers were dispatched to the scene of a hit-and-run that occurred at Van Dyke Avenue and East Seven Mile Road in Detroit. Upon arrival, the officers discovered the victim in the roadway. Medics arrived at the scene and transported the victim to the hospital for treatment, but he succumbed to his injuries. Further, the defendant and his nine-year-old son were located in their vehicle, which had been driven off the roadway into a nearby tree. The child had a minor injury to his head that was treated by medics at the scene.

It is alleged that the defendant was driving under the influence of alcohol when he struck and killed Mr. Anderson. Further facts and evidence will be presented at the Preliminary Examination.

Hogan has been charged with Operating While Intoxicated Causing Death, Driving While License Suspended Causing Death and Operating While Intoxicated with Occupant Under 16 years of age.* He was arraigned this morning in 36th District Court before Magistrate Bari Blake Wood. The Probable Cause Conference is scheduled for April 1, 2019 at 8:30 a.m.; the Preliminary Examination is scheduled for April 8, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. Both hearings are before Judge Michael Wagner in 36th District Court. The defendant received a $100,000/10% bond.

*The charges are allegations and defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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