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

(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.

story continues below

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.

(Read more Detroit stories.)

We use cookies. By Clicking "OK" or any content on this site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. Read more in our privacy policy.
Get the news faster.
Tap to install our app.