Woman arraigned in death of worker in road construction zone

DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit woman has been charged in a crash that killed a 57-year-old road construction worker.

The Wayne County prosecutor’s office says 22-year-old Samiya Speed was arraigned Monday on operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated causing death, driving on a suspended license causing death and careless driving in a work zone causing death charges.

David Snell of Bay City was in a construction zone on Interstate 75 near downtown Detroit Thursday when he was struck by a vehicle. Snell was helping another worker connect a utility trailer to a pickup.

Speed has a June 26 probable cause conference in 36th District Court. Her preliminary examination is scheduled for July 2.

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Posted by Ashlyn Korienek

Ashlyn is the cops & courts and city reporter for the Manistee News Advocate. You can reach her at (231) 398-3109 or akorienek@pioneergroup.com

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