MSU training coach arrested in fatal crash, distracted driving suspected

Posted at 8:58 PM, Jul 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-17 09:16:25-04

MONROE COUNTY. Mich. (WSYM) - FOX 47 News has learned a trainer for MSU's men’s basketball team was involved in a fatal crash police suspect was caused by distracted driving.

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office says 37-year-old Todd Moyer was allegedly driving distracted when he crashed into the rear of an Ohio woman's car, killing her and a 5-year-old girl in her backseat.

The accident happened Friday on US-23, North of Summerfield Road. Four cars were involved in the crash.

According to the MSU Athletic page, Moyer is in his second season as a strength and conditioning coach at the university.

Moyer was arrested Friday for reckless driving but was later released.

No one else in any of the other cars were injured.

All drivers involved were wearing their seatbelts.

Alcohol is not suspected as a factor in the crash.

The crash is under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Monroe County Sheriff’s office at (734) 240-7400.

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