Man Charged in Go-Kart Crash That Killed 4-Year-Old Daughter

A 5-year-old sibling was injured
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Aug 30, 2018 7:15 PM CDT
A go-kart.   (Scott Roberson/Daily Journal via AP)

(Newser) – Prosecutors say a Detroit man has been formally charged with drunken driving and child abuse after he crashed a go-kart carrying his two daughters into a parked car, killing one of them, the AP reports. They said 29-year-old Ollante Arvell Young was arraigned Thursday and ordered held on a $100,000 cash/surety bond. A probable cause conference is scheduled for Sept. 6 and a preliminary examination is scheduled for Sept. 11.

The crash occurred at around 3 a.m. Wednesday on the city's west side. It killed 4-year-old Autumn Young and injured her 5-year-old sister. Prosecutors say the go-kart had one seat and no headlights or seatbelts.

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