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Hatta Olivia Funches, 44, killed and Marcus Glenn, 48, arrested after SUV crash into concrete wall off of Jefferson Avenue in Detroit, Michigan

Modified Date: 
Thu, 03/17/2016 - 1:00pm
Accident Date: 
Thursday, February 4, 2016

Back Seat Passenger Thrown Into Dashboard, Dies In Suspected Drunk DrivingCrash

DETROIT (WWJ) – Police say drunk driving may be to blame for an accident that left a 44-year-old woman dead in downtown Detroit. Detroit police say a Southfield man was driving drunk when his Suburban crashed into a concrete median wall. The woman was a back seat passenger in the SUV and not wearing a seatbelt, according to police. The man was taken into custody at the scene for operating while intoxicated. The Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office will now determine if criminal charges will be filed.

Detroit artist Marcus Glenn charged in fatal drunken driving crash

The crash happened on the night of Feb. 4, when Glenn was driving his wife and Hatta Olivia Funches, 44. While driving near West Jefferson and Griswold after 11 p.m., Glenn crashed into a guardrail, said Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office spokesperson Maria Miller in a news release.

Artist Glenn to face trial in car crash death of friend

He is charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, a felony, and bound over for trial. If convicted, he could spend up to 15 years in prison.

Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Hatta Olivia Funches
Marcus Glenn

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