Driver in deadly buggy crash pleads guilty to multiple charges

Montcalm County
Montcalm County Buggy crash 102917_425163

EVERGREEN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — The driver of a pickup truck involved in a deadly buggy crash in Montcalm County has pleaded guilty to multiple misdemeanor charges in connection to the crash.

Brandon King, 29, of Sheridan was charged Tuesday with three counts of a moving violation causing death and three counts of a moving violation causing serious impairment of a body function. He also pleaded guilty to the charges on Tuesday.

The crash happened on Oct. 29 on Condensary Road near Sheridan. A family of nine was going east in their horse-drawn buggy when it was rear-ended by King’s pickup truck.

Paul Martin, 40, and Judith Martin, 34, were seriously injured in the crash. Three of their children, 11-year-old Cameron, 9-year-old Kayla and 7-year-old Kendra Martin, were killed. The Martin’s other four children were also injured, but were released days after the crash.

A sentencing date has not been scheduled yet.

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Know something newsworthy? Report It!

24 Hour News 8 Links