LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — A Lafayette woman was sentenced to over a decade in prison for a fatal drunk-driving crash on State Road 38. Mekeisha Roberts was sentenced Monday to 13 and a half years with 10 and a half years to be served in the Indiana Department of Corrections and 3 years’ probation. Robert had pleaded guilty to all counts in August.
According to Lafayette police, officers responded to the crash in the 3600 block of State Road 38 East just before 2:30 a.m. on May 12.
Roberts was driving a 2004 Pontiac Bonneville when she struck the pole. Her boyfriend, 30-year-old Michael Creamer, the front passenger, died at the hospital from his injuries. Police said a third passenger, 31-year-old Tatiana Jones, was taken for treatment for her injuries.
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