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Man charged in crash that left one person dead

ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind. -- The St. Joseph County Prosecutor's Office charged Thomas Grzywinski, 46, in connection with an October 5 crash that resulted in the death of his wife, Christie Ann Grzywinski.

Grzywinski is charged with two level four felonies. They include causing death when operating a motor vehicle with an ACE of .08 or more and causing death when operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.

Officers were dispatched to Osborne Trail in Walkerton on October 5th to investigate a suspicious person just after midnight.

Officers discovered Thomas Grzywinski had wrecked his vehicle approximately 100 feet from the roadway. rolling it multiple times.

His wife was found dead approximately 250 feet further from the vehicle by police and a K-9.

Grzywinski is being held without bond until his initial bail hearing and remains in custody of the St. Joseph County Jail. His initial bail hearing and arraignment are scheduled for this afternoon.

The sentencing range for a Level 4 Felony is two to 12 years.

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