Grand Haven Street Racers Sentenced In Fatal Hit And Run

Posted at 4:21 PM, Sep 23, 2013
and last updated 2013-09-23 16:21:42-04

collins-hit-ad-runGrand Rapids,Mich. — The 20th circuit court in Grand Haven Sentenced Jeremie Collins and Maly Phongsavanh to 180 days in the county jail for failure to stop at a serious accident for the fatal hit and run accident that killed 24-year-old Joshua Owens on easter Sunday.

Investigators say Collins and Phongsavanh were speeding when they came around the corner of the road going westbound. Both vehicles left the scene after the crash.

Josh Owens, 24, was found dead on Ottawa Beach Road across from the Itty Bitty Bar in Park Township. Owens’ friends tell FOX 17 that he was out celebrating his wife’s birthday with family and friends. He was crossing the street to get to an ATM to withdraw money for a cab.