Hearing Thursday in deadly crash involving Oakland County deputy

Deputy Dennis Alvis involved in deadly crash Nov. 1, 2013 in Pontiac

A court hearing is scheduled Thursday involving an Oakland County Sheriff's Deputy who is charged with two counts of a moving violation causing death after he was involved in a deadly crash Nov. 1, 2013 in Pontiac.

Deputy Dennis Alvis' vehicle collided with a car at the intersection of Cesar Chavez and Johnson. The driver of that car, Joseph Lawton-Hooks, died Nov. 5. His passenger, 24-year-old James Greer, died later that month.

The Sheriff's Office says the deputy's emergency equipment had been activated. He was driving to help other deputies in an unrelated pursuit. The deputy was treated and released after the crash.

The Sheriff's Office conducted an investigation which was handed over to the Oakland County Prosecutor's Office.

If convicted, Alvis could face 1 year in jail and a fine of up to $2,000.

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