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DUI homicide charged in crash

Posted On Behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on May 14, 2012 in General

Jerry R. Kohout, 37, of Cypress Street, Middletown, has been charged with homicide by  vehicle while driving under the influence in a two-vehicle crash that killed a  Susquehanna Twp. woman.
Kohout also was arraigned Wednesday on nine related criminal counts, Lower Paxton Twp. police said. The victim in the June 14 crash at Union Deposit Road and Stoneybrook Drive was identified as Latosha Grannison, 32, police said. Her 7-year-old son was severely injured when Kohout’s Toyota sport utility vehicle struck Grannison’s vehicle head-on, police said. Kohout was placed in the  Dauphin County Prison in lieu of $25,000 bail. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Jan. 30.
JOE ELIAS: 255-8115 or jelias@patriot-news.com