Alleged drunk driver ID’d in fatal Hudsonville crash
HUDSONVILLE, Mich. — Online arrest records have identified the suspect driver involved in a deadly highway crash near Hudsonville on Saturday.
Deputies announced the arrest of a 46-year-old Holland man following the 3 vehicle crash along eastbound I-196 Saturday afternoon. The arresting charge is Operating While Intoxicated Causing Death.
Online arrest and jail records identify the suspect as 46-year-old Richard Lee Rish.
He’s currently being held in the Ottawa County jail pending arraignment.
The crash happened around 2:00 p.m. Saturday on I-196 in the east bound lanes near 32nd Avenue.
Investigators said Bernard and Debra Langmyer of Lenawee County were on the side of the road waiting on assistance to fix a flat tire when the vehicle they were in was hit.
Bernard was pronounced dead at the scene. His wife was taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
A third vehicle was involved in the crash. A 2009 Buick traveling east on I-196 hit Rish’s vehicle. The occupants of the vehicle, a man and a woman from Ozaukee County, Wisconsin, suffered minor injuries. They were both transported to an area hospital.
Read the original article detailing the crash HERE: ‘Alleged drunk driver kills man who pulled over to fix tire’