TAYLOR, MI – Noah Damron, 20-years-old, of Taylor, has been charged in connection with a fatal alcohol fueled car crash that killed a 13-year-old girl and injured her 45-year old female guardian, both of Allen Park. Damron was allegedly drunk at the time that his vehicle slammed into the vehicle that was carrying 13-year-old Phoebe Elliot.
On Wednesday February 3rd, 2021, at 12:09 a.m. Taylor police officers were dispatched to a car crash that occurred near the intersection of Telegraph and Northline Roads. It is alleged that in the early morning hours Noah Damron was intoxicated and driving at high rate of speed when he struck an SUV. Inside the SUV was a husband, his wife and a 12-year-old girl. The couple were the legal guardians of the child who is identified as Phoebe Elliot. The investigation at the scene by the police revealed that at the time of the crash the defendant possessed a firearm in his car.
Medics transported the child to a local hospital where she was pronounced deceased from her injuries. On Monday February 8th, 2021, Phoebe Elliot would have turned 14-years-old. Sadly, she did not survive to celebrate her 14th birthday
Her female guardian sustained multiple serious injuries and was transported to a local hospital for treatment. The defendant was also taken to a local hospital where he received treatment.
Damron has been charged with: Reckless Driving Causing Death, Reckless Driving Causing a Serious Impairment, Operating While Intoxicated Causing Death, Operating While Intoxicated Causing Serious Injury, Carrying a Concealed Weapon and four counts of Felony Firearm.
The defendant was recently released into police custody and was arraigned this afternoon and given a $2 million cash bond in 23rd District Court. His Probable Cause Conference is scheduled for February 12, 2021.