Woman charged after 4-year-old hit, killed by car in Greenville

Posted at 4:28 PM, Oct 22, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-22 16:29:47-04

Susan Rieckman (Photo from Montcalm County Sheriff’s Department)

GREENVILLE, Mich. — The driver who police sayhit and killed a 4-year-old boy in downtown Greenville in September has been charged.

Susan Rieckman, 69, was arraigned Wednesday on a charge of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended, revoked or denied license causing death, according to Montcalm County District Court officials.

The crash happened at roughly 11:30 a.m. Sept. 14 at the corner of Washington and Lafayette.  Officers told FOX 17 in September that the boy and a family member were walking across Lafayette when a car turning left from eastbound M-57 hit both of them.

The boy was pronounced dead at the hospital.  The family member had minor injuries.