Ingham County man Charged in death of 22 yr old fatal crash Victim

ONONDAGA TOWNSHIP – A Mason man was killed a single-vehicle crash in Onondaga Township Monday January 16th, 2017 and the driver of that vehicle has been charged with murder. This crash was the second that the driver had been involved and charged with in a 6 month period.

Cody Michael Hawk-Berning, 22-years-old of Onondaga was arraigned on 1 count each:

2nd Degree Homicide, OWI causing death, Reckless driving causing death, and Fail to stop at the scene of a crash resulting in death.

Hawk-Berning was on bond from a separate fatal crash that occurred on Thursday June 2nd, 2016, in Onondaga TWP. Sheriffs Officials had charged Hawk-Berning with reckless driving causing death in that motorcycle crash. The crash took the life of 23 year old Kraig Hunter of Michigan Center.

Hawk-Berning’s was denied bond. His next court date will be October 19th, 2017 at the 55th District Court in Mason.