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Man charged in crash that killed 4 people, including 22-month-old child, in Ashtabula

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Posted at 5:30 PM, Dec 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-19 17:30:58-05

ASHTABULA, Ohio — Police have arrested a man in connection with the deaths of four people, including a 22-month-old child, who died in an October crash in Ashtabula.

Donte Conrad has been charged with four counts of aggravated vehicular homicide, one count of possession of cocaine and two counts of operating a vehicle while under the influence, according to the Ashtabula County Prosecutor's Office.

The crash happened on Oct. 19 near Adamss Avenue and West 58th Streeet in Ashtabula. Giovanni Lee Miller Sr., Anastiasa Nicole Smith, Michella A. Hommes and Giovanni Lee Miller Jr. died at the scene, according to authorites.

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Conrad was driving a pickup truck on West 58th Street when he went through a stop sign and hit Miller's 1998 Toyota Corolla, authorities said.

If convicted, Conrad could receive a maximum sentence of 33 yards in prison, authorities said.

A court date for Conrad has not been set.