Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Shacuria Latrice Nicholson, 20, (DOB: 12/18/2001), of Warren in connection with a car crash that killed Lorena Washington, 43, and non-fatally injured a 61-year-old man, both of Detroit.
On August 28, 20222, at approximately 12:58 a.m., it is alleged that Defendant Nicholson was driving westbound on Mack Avenue approaching Field Street in Detroit when she struck the victims as they were crossing the street. Medics arrived on scene and transported the victims to a local hospital for treatment. Ms. Washington succumbed to her injuries later the same day and was pronounced deceased.
Shacuria Latrice Nicholson has been charged with one count of Operating While License Suspended - Causing Death, one count of Operating While License Suspended - Causing Serious Injury, one count of Moving Violation - Causing Death, one count of Moving Violating - Causing Serious Impairment, and one count of Minor Operating with Any Blood Alcohol Content. *
She was arraigned this afternoon in 36th District Court before Magistrate Laura Echartea and given a $500,000 personal bond. The Probable Cause Conference is scheduled for September 7, 2022, at 8:30 a.m., and the Preliminary Examination is scheduled for September 12, 2022, at 8:45 a.m., before Judge Kenyetta Stanford Jones. Please request a photograph of the defendant from the Detroit Police Department.
*The charges are allegations and defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.