Canton man sentenced to prison for fatal traffic crash

By Cassandra Nist - The Repository

Mice R. Alexander

Mice R. Alexander

CANTON – A Canton man behind a deadly September traffic crash has been sentenced to up to 13 years in prison.

Mice R. Alexander, 30, pleaded guilty Friday to multiple felony charges for a drunken-driving crash that killed a woman and injured another.

Alexander’s defense and county prosecutors reached a plea agreement calling for him to serve an indefinite term of nine to 13 1/2 years in prison.

Stark County Common Pleas Judge Chryssa Hartnett also gave Alexander a lifetime license suspension.

According to court records, Alexander was driving a Ford Escape on Sept 18 under the influence of alcohol and without a license when he ran a red light, crashing into a vehicle and killing To’nia Davis, 20. The collision occurred around 1 a.m. at Dueber Avenue SW and Ninth Street in Canton.

Tejona Jackson was also injured in the crash.

Alexander pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated vehicular homicide, and single counts of aggravated vehicular assault, vehicular assault, operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, a drug of abuse, or a combination of them; operation in willful and wanton disregard of the safety of persons or property; failure to reinstate his license and disobey traffic control device.

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By Cassandra Nist

The Repository

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