Huber Heights man indicted in OVI crash that killed West Carrollton teacher

Michael Andrew King

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Michael Andrew King

A Huber Heights man indicted Thursday following an August crash that claimed the life of a longtime West Carrollton teacher is now in jail.

Michael Andrew King, 56, was booked Monday into the Montgomery County Jail on four counts of aggravated vehicular homicide and three counts of operating a vehicle while under the influence.

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Prosecutors said that King was involved in a multiple-vehicle crash Aug. 21, 2021, in the 2200 block of Brandt Pike.

According to the crash report, King was driving a Chevrolet Cobalt southbound on Brandt Pike when he drove across the center line to pass a vehicle.

While doing so, he crashed head-on into a 2019 Hyundai Veloster driving the opposite direction, the report said.

Three people were taken from the Hyundai with significant injuries. One of the three, 64-year-old Pamela Jacobs of Huber Heights, later died from her injuries.

Jacobs taught English for 25 years at West Carrollton Schools at the high school and middle school.

King also suffered serious injuries, according to the report.

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Police said that King had been travelling about 70 mph in a 40 mph area before crossing the center line in a no-passing zone and crashing.

King had marijuana in his system as well as alcohol, above Ohio’s 0.08 legal driving limit, at the time of the crash, prosecutors said.

King was scheduled to be arraigned Feb. 3 in Montgomery County Common Pleas Court.

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