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Fenton man charged after fatal Livingston County crash

5 killed in crash

Matthew Carrier was arraigned July 12, 2017 on charges in connection to a deadly crash in Livingston County. (WDIV)
Matthew Carrier was arraigned July 12, 2017 on charges in connection to a deadly crash in Livingston County. (WDIV)

OCEOLA TOWNSHIP, Mich – A Fenton man was charged Wednesday in connection to a crash in Oceola Township that killed five people on May 9.

READ: 5 people killed in 2-car crash on M-59 in Livingston County

Matthew Jordan Carrier is charged with five counts of second-degree murder, five counts of operating while intoxicated causing death, two counts of operating while intoxicated causing serious injury, five counts of driving with a suspended license causing death and two counts of driving with a suspended license causing serious injury.

The crash happened on M-59 at Argentine Road.

Michigan State Police said one of the vehicles was traveling at a very high rate of speed southbound on Argentine Road and blew through a stop sign at M-59. That vehicle struck a car which was traveling eastbound on M-59. 

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