Mother shares heartbreak after daughter killed by suspected drunken driver
Victim leaves behind 4-year-old daughter
DETROIT – A mother is heartbroken over the loss of her daughter at the hands of a suspected drunken driver.
Amer Wright, 39, is accused of striking and killing the woman around 10:25 p.m. Saturday on westbound Eight Mile Road at Dequindre Street, according to police.
Wright was driving a GMC Yukon west on Eight Mile Road when he struck Tinequa Turner, 25, officials said. He was arrested at the scene, police said.
Wright is charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated causing death, reckless driving causing death and operating while intoxicated.
Turner leaves behind a 4-year-old daughter and six brothers.
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A probable cause conference is scheduled for Oct. 25, and a preliminary examination is scheduled for Oct. 30.
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