Canton Man Charged in Fatal Car Crash

On Monday, July 9, 2018 Prosecutor Kym Worthy charged Tyler Robinson, 25 (DOB: 02/01/1993), of Canton, in connection with a fatal car crash that occurred in Wayne, Michigan. On July 6, 2018 at 11:30 p.m., at Wayne Road and East Michigan Avenue, it is alleged that Robinson disregarded a red light and crashed into a black car, killing a 54-year-old woman from West Bloomfield. Wayne police officers were dispatched to crash scene and smelled the odor of intoxicants on Robinson. He was taken to a local hospital for treatment and, on July 7, 2018 at 6:30 a.m., he was taken into custody by Wayne Police officers.

Robinson has been charged with Operating While Intoxicated Causing Death and Reckless Driving Causing Death*. He was arraigned yesterday afternoon before Judge Laura Redmond Mack in 29th District Court in Wayne, MI. The probable cause conference is scheduled for July 17, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. before Judge Mack. No preliminary examination has been scheduled at this time. The defendant received a $500,000 cash bond.

*The charges are allegations and defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.