Driver faces charges in fatal wreck

A young woman involved in a fatal wreck this spring was arrested on four felony charges related to the collision.

Brianne E. Maynard, 18, Seymour, was arrested Thursday for her role in the death of Crystal D. Engelking, 35, Freetown, who was pronounced dead at Methodist Hospital after a head-on collision June 1 in the 2000 block of East State Road 258, police said.

Maynard was arrested on Class C felony charges of:

  • Reckless homicide.
  • Causing death when operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.
  • Causing death when operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content of 0.08 or  greater.
  • And causing death when operating a motor vehicle with a Schedule I or Schedule II controlled substance.

Maynard was scheduled to make an initial hearing in Jackson Circuit Court on Friday afternoon.

See the full story in Saturday's edition and watch for updates online.

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