MLIVE: Jackson Man Sentenced for Crash That Killed 2 Saline Residents

 08/16/2017 - 23:15

A Jackson man who crossed center and struck a motorcycle, killing two Saline residents, was sentenced Monday in Washtenaw Trial Court.

On June 3, Travis and Amy Arreguin, who both graduated from Saline High School in 1990, were westbound on Michigan Avenue on a Harley Davidson when Steven Spencer’s grey 2006 Trailblazer crossed center and entered their lane near Willow Road. In the collision, the Arreguins were ejected from their motorcycle. They were pronounced dead at the scene.

Mlive reported that Spencer, 52, of Jackson, will served between five years and five months to 15 years in prison. He has also been order to pay restitution and the costs association with the Arreguins’ funeral.

Mlive reported that Spencer admitted to smoking marijuana on the morning of the crash, but that Judge David Schwartz said there were no tests available to determine how intoxicated was at the time of the crash.

For more details from the court room, click here.



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