GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - A man accused of causing a head-on crash that killed a collegestudent was in court Monday and pleaded guilty to one charge ofdrunk driving causing death.
Scott Sikkema, 29, talked to 24 Hour News 8 after he wasreleased from jail the day after the May crash. He said heremembered little of what happened leading up to the crash, but hedid remember having four drinks and going to a friend's house.
Police say Sikkema had nearly twice the legal limit of alcoholin his blood when he drove the wrong way on I-196 in May, hittingMeredith O'Brien's vehicle. O'Brien died from her injuries.
She was a student at Grand Valley State University and wasdriving to work when she was struck.
O'Brien's family took up one row in the courtroom, and all worebuttons with Meredith's picture on them.
Sikkema could get 15 years in prison when he's sentenced at theend of September.
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