Ludington man charged with several counts in relation to hit and run

April 17, 2014
Brian Blackburn

Brian Blackburn

LUDINGTON — Brian Keith Blackburn, 24, of Ludington was charged with several counts in connection to the hit and run crash that caused serious injury to Mason County Central teacher Scott Dumas. Blackburn was arraigned by Mason County Magistrate Patricia Baker in 79th District Court and charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated causing serious injury, a 5-year-maximum felony; failure to stop at a scene of an accident resulting in serious impairment, a 5-year maximum felony; two counts of assault/resisting/obstructing a police officer, 2-year maximum felonies; possession of marijuana, 1 year maximum misdemeanor; operating a vehicle while intoxicated, second offense, 1 year maximum misdemeanor.

Bond has been set at $50,000. A preliminary examination in 79th District Court is scheduled for April 30 at 11:15 a.m. with a pre-examination April 24 at 10 .m.

Dumas remains in serious condition in Grand Rapids. See related story.

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