Loading…
Saturday, August 23, 2014
Current Weather
Loading Current Weather....
HomeNewsCourts
Published: Wednesday, 6/26/2013

Man likely to plead in fatal wrong-way case

BLADE STAFF

A LaSalle, Mich., man charged in a wrong-way crash that killed a Toledo man on Christmas is expected to enter into a plea deal in the case next month.

Adam Tunison, 41, appeared Tuesday before Lucas County Common Pleas Judge Frederick McDonald, who scheduled a hearing for July 16.

Tunison, in the Lucas County jail in lieu of $100,000 bond, is charged with two counts of aggravated vehicular homicide for the death of Juan Garcia, Jr., 26, who was killed when a car traveling the wrong way on southbound I-75 between Ottawa River Road and the I-280 interchange hit his vehicle head on.

The defense, including Theodore B. Tucker III, said they were “close to a plea-bargain arrangement” with prosecutors.



Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. If a comment violates these standards or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, click the "X" in the upper right corner of the comment box to report abuse. To post comments, you must be a Facebook member. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.