WARRICK COUNTY, IN (The Courier & Press) – Charges have been filed against 18-year-old man involved in a Saturday wreck that killed a Boonville High School freshman.
Osiel Marroquin, 18, of Evansville, was driving the wrong way early Saturday morning on Indiana 62 near Stevenson Station Road west of Chandler when his SUV struck a Dodge passenger car.
The crash killed Skylar Robinson-Williamson, 15. She was a passenger in a Dodge passenger car driven by 20-year-old Whitney Winstead, Winstead was released from the hospital earlier this week. Another passenger in Winstead’s car, Megan Ripperdan, is still in critical condition at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Evansville.
The Warrick County Prosecutor’s Office filed a felony charge of reckless homicide Tuesday.
Marroquin was also charged with three other felonies — causing death when operating a motor vehicle with a blood-alcohol level of 0.08 or more, causing death when operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, causing serious bodily injury when operating a motor vehicle with an blood-alcohol level of 0.08 or more and operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person, a misdemeanor.
According to the Warrick County Sheriff’s Department officials, Marroquin was admitted to the jail Tuesday night about 8 p.m. with bond set at $150,000 cash.
*An ICE Hold has also been placed against Marroquin.