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Man Charged With Drunk Driving After Fatal Barry Co. Crash

Posted at 4:01 PM, Nov 12, 2013
and last updated 2013-11-12 16:01:33-05

Screen shot 2013-11-12 at 4.02.55 PMBARRY COUNTY, Mich. — A 53-year-old man was charged Tuesday with drunk driving in connection with a fatal rollover crash on M-37 in Hastings.

Kip Morris, of Battle Creek, was charged with operating while intoxicated causing death and a third-offense OWI charge.  He is currently being held in the Barry County jail on a $100,000 bond.

Deputies responded to the crash on M-37 near Sager Road at around 12:40 a.m. Tuesday morning.  Martin Breitner, 52, of Hastings, was pronounced dead at the scene.  He was a passenger in Morris’ truck.

No other vehicles were involved in the crash.