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Driver had THC in system, driving 85 mph on US 31 in deadly crash

Posted at 10:30 AM, Apr 23, 2024
and last updated 2024-04-24 07:28:58-04

CARMEL — A local man has been charged with multiple felonies after he was found to have THC in his system and driving erratically before a fatal crash in Carmel last November.

Curtis Jacob Peters, 26, faces charges of Operating a Vehicle With a Controlled Substance Causing Death and Criminal Recklessness.

According to court documents, Peters was traveling at more than 85 mph on US 31 and tested positive from having Delta 9 THC in his system.

Peters allegedly was driving erratically and made contact with a GMC Envoy. Inside the Envoy was 42-year-old Joe Ingram Jr. on Galveston, Indiana. Ingram died after flipping in the vehicle.

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