(MILIVE) KALAMAZOO, MI — Charges are expected today against a Battle Creek man for a crash that killed five bicyclists and injured four near Kalamazoo on Tuesday.
Kalamazoo County Prosecutor Jeff Getting said he expects police to submit reports to his office today, with charges potentially being authorized and an arraignment held either late morning or this afternoon.
The suspect has been widely identified in news reports as Charles Pickett Jr., 50, of Battle Creek. Getting said at a news conference Tuesday that the man arrested at the crash scene was a 50-year-old from West Michigan, but he declined Thursday morning to confirm Pickett is that man.
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