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The original item was published from 10/7/2022 2:58:00 PM to 10/8/2023 12:00:00 AM.

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Canton Public Safety

Posted on: October 7, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Fatal crash update

October 7, 2022, Canton, MI - The victim killed in this crash has been identified as 56-year old Timothy Sean Rodgers, of Canton.  Rodgers was a Navy veteran.  

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October 7, 2022, Canton, MI – Yesterday, 47-year old Lavina Flamer was arraigned 35th District Court on one count of Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated Causing Death, a 15-year felony, and one count of Failure to Stop at the Scene of an Accident – When at Fault – Resulting in Death, a 15-year felony.

Judge Gerou set Flamer’s bond at $5,000; her next court date is scheduled for October 14, 2022.

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Original Release – Accident Investigation

October 3, 2022, Canton, MI – At approximately 8:45 p.m., Canton Police were dispatched to the area of Michigan Avenue and I-275 for a single-car pedestrian crash. A 56-year-old Wayne resident was crossing the eastbound lanes of Michigan Avenue near I-275. The pedestrian was fatally struck by an oncoming vehicle which returned to the scene.


The Canton Police Department’s Accident Investigation Team was called in to investigate. Eastbound Michigan Avenue between I-275 and Hannan road was closed but is now open. Alcohol appears to be a factor in the crash, which remains under investigation.


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