The requested resource (/media/wgvu/header/pb/header.html) is not available
Last updated 5:43AM ET
February 26, 2021
Search NewsRoom
Search NewsRoom
go
Advanced Search
Tools
Tools
Local/State News
Local/State News
TOWING DEATH
(2008-03-12)
(wgvu) - A AAA MICHIGAN INSURANCE AGENT HAS BEEN
CHARGED IN THE DEATH OF A 46-YEAR-OLD TOW TRUCK DRIVER FROM ANN
ARBOR.
WASHTENAW COUNTY AUTHORITIES SAY WILLIAM LYLE WAS BEHIND THE
WHEEL WHEN MICHAEL JOHNSTON WAS STRUCK AND KILLED WHILE PULLING A
VEHICLE OUT OF A DITCH ALONG INTERSTATE 94 ON SUNDAY.
LYLE WAS ARRAIGNED ON TUESDAY ON CHARGES OF OPERATING WHILE
INTOXICATED CAUSING DEATH TO EMERGENCY PERSONNEL AND OPERATING
WHILE INTOXICATED CAUSING DEATH.
HIS ATTORNEY, JOHN SHEA, SAYS HIS CLIENT FEELS HORRIBLE ABOUT
THE INCIDENT.
POLICE SAY TESTS SHOW LYLE'S BLOOD ALCOHOL CONTENT WAS NEARLY
TWICE ABOVE THE STATE'S LEGAL LIMIT.
JOHNSTON WORKED FOR SAKSTRUP'S TOWING, ONE OF LYLE'S CLIENTS.
© Copyright 2021, wgvu