Marquise Byrd, 22, killed and four teens arrested after sandbag thrown from overpass on Interstate 75 in Toledo, Ohio

Modified Date: 
Sun, 04/08/2018 - 10:31am
Accident Date: 
Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Teens accused of tossing sandbag over interstate overpass, critically injuring man

The four arrested juveniles include a 13-year-old and three 14-year-olds. Each was charged with felonious assault and taken to the Lucas County Juvenile Detention Center.     

Man Dies Days After Being Struck By Sandbag Thrown From I-75 Overpass

Marquise Bryd, of Warren, succumbed to injuries he received Tuesday when the sandbag crashed through the car’s windshield, striking him in the head.

4 teens charged with murder in death of man hit by sandbag

The Blade reports prosecutors filed the charges Tuesday in Toledo against the boys, ages 13 to 15. The teens initially were charged with the juvenile equivalent of felonious assault.   

Teens accused of killing man with sandbag thrown from overpass charged with murder

The teens, one 13-year-old and three 14-year-olds, remain jailed at the Lucas County Juvenile Detention Center in downtown Toledo.

2 teens plead guilty in death of passenger hit by sandbag

The teenagers who pleaded guilty told a juvenile court judge they first started out throwing rocks before dropping sandbags off the overpass. They will be sentenced next month.

Teen acknowledges throwing sandbag that killed car passenger

The maximum penalty he’ll face when he’s sentenced in March could keep him in a juvenile prison until he’s 21.

Teens sentenced for dropping sandbag on car and killing a man

Besides being ordered to the youth treatment facility, the teenagers were given four-year suspended sentences, placed on probation and ordered to perform 30 hours of community service, Olender said.

Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Marquise Byrd
Roadway: 
Interstate 75
City: 
Toledo, OH
Area: 
Toledo, OH

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