- Associated Press - Sunday, April 10, 2016

HOWELL, Mich. (AP) - A man charged with driving on a suspended license causing the death of a Hamburg Township police sergeant in Livingston County northwest of Detroit is scheduled to go on trial.

The Livingston County Daily Press & Argus of Howell reports (https://bit.ly/1NizHvf ) the trial of 55-year-old Steven Mark Kelty Oceola Township is set to begin Monday. Kelty also is charged with operating a vehicle while under the influence of marijuana causing the death.

Sgt. James Sanderson was killed in a traffic crash in Genoa Township on Sept. 26, 2014. Witnesses said Sanderson was thrown from his motorcycle in the crash. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Sanderson had been a member of the police department since 1994.

The trial is being heard before Circuit Judge Miriam Cavanaugh in Howell.

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Information from: Livingston Daily Press & Argus, https://www.livingstondaily.com

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