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Woman Charged in Detroit Drunk Driving Crash That Killed FedEx Driver

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Federal ExpressA 26-year-old woman has been charged for her role in a crash on Feb. 7 that killed a 48-year-old FedEx truck driver in Detroit, according to MLive Detroit.

Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy's office announced Feb. 9 that Myah Marea Batts has been charged with second-degree murder, operating while intoxicated causing death, driving while license suspended causing death and reckless driving causing death.

Worthy's office alleges that Batts disregarded a stop sign while driving at excessive speed around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7 on Chandler Park Drive.

When her car stuck the FedEx truck driven by Rodrick Motley, the truck was forced onto the median and the driver was ejected. Motley was pronounced dead upon arrival at a local hospital.

Batts was scheduled to be in Detroit's 36th District Court at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 10.

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