Arrest made in Tipton Co. fatal crash

Casie Johnson (Photo Provided/Indiana State Police)
Casie Johnson (Photo Provided/Indiana State Police)

HOWARD COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) — Police said a Carroll County woman was drunk when she caused a fatal crash in Tipton County in May.

Casie Johnson, 26, faces a preliminary charge of operating a vehicle causing death with a blood alcohol concentration of point-one-five or higher.

Indiana State Police said she had a blood alcohol level of point-one-six, which is twice the legal limit for driving.

As News previously reported, the one-vehicle wreck happened about 20 miles outside of Tipton when the car drove off the side of the road and hit a utility pole. Travis Maier, 22, of Frankfort, was killed.

Johnson was served while being held in the Howard County Jail for a probation violation.

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