Guilty Pleas In Fatal Crescent Heights Crash

Cody Michell, 25, was arrested September 11th after a stolen truck raced down 12th Street, eventually slamming into a vehicle at Parkview Drive N.E.

The man charged in a fatal Crescent Heights crash entered guilty pleas Thursday morning in a Medicine Hat Courtroom. Cody Michell, 25, was arrested September 11th after a stolen truck raced down 12th Street. It caused one accident at Division Avenue, before slamming into a vehicle at Parkview Drive N.E. killing an 18 year old woman inside. Michell has pleaded guilty to:

- Leaving the scene of an accident x2

- Dangerous driving causing death

- Possessing a stolen truck

- Attempting to disarm a police officer (which happened at Medicine Hat Regional Hospital following the incident)

Michell remains in custody until February 15, 2018, when he could be sentenced. Until then, a number of reports have been ordered to aid in the sentencing process.

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