Trial Ordered for Man in Michigan Trooper's Death

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) -- A man accused of starting a chase that ended in a Michigan state trooper's death has been ordered to stand trial.
Prosecutors have charged 23-year-old Carl Entrekin with first-degree fleeing from a police officer causing death.
After a preliminary hearing Wednesday, a judge bound Entrekin over for trial in Saginaw County Circuit Court.
He's accused of fleeing police in an April 6 chase that resulted in the death of 43-year-old Michigan State Trooper Jeffrey Werda.
Werda responded to a call for assistance from a sheriff's deputy in pursuit of a fleeing motorist. Werda apparently lost control of his cruiser in Taymouth Township, about 70 miles northwest of Detroit. The vehicle rolled at least twice and ejected him. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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