Racine man jailed in fatal crash

Victim died Saturday
Racine man jailed in fatal crash

Racine police have arrested a man suspected of driving drunk and causing a fatal traffic crash.

Authorities said Monday the 33-year-old Racine man is being held in the Racine County Jail in the death of 43-year-old Lakethia Richardson. The Racine woman died Saturday when her vehicle was struck and flipped onto its hood.

Police say the man in custody was driving the other vehicle and ran from the scene.  Police are recommending a charge of homicide while driving drunk as well as two other counts.