The driver, 21-year-old Laken Williams of Lexington was arrested by Sheriff’s Deputies during the afternoon of January 26th and has been arraigned on the following charges stemming from the accident; Two (2) 15 year Felony Counts of Reckless Driving Causing Death; One (1) Count of False Report of a Felony and One (1) High Court Misdemeanor Count of Lying to a Peace Officer – 4 Year or More Crime.
The high speed roll-over accident occurred on Roach Road west of Croswell Road in Lexington Township on Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 at approximately 11:07 pm. The then 20-year-old Williams originally claiming to be a passenger was the only survivor. She remains in the Sanilac County Jail on a $50,000 cash bond.
“I am glad that with these charges, the families can begin to find closure and for people to realize there are consequences for their actions.” stated Sheriff Biniecki.