Police are searching for a suspect wanted in a 2022 accident that killed parents and seriously injured a child
STEUBEN COUNTY, Indiana (WANE) — Police are asking the public for help to find the driver charged in a 2022 accident that killed two parents and seriously injured one of their children.
Steuben County officials issued an arrest warrant for 51-year-old Donald Gene Squires of Howe on Jan. 27. Squires is wanted for his involvement in an accident on SR 120 in Millgrove Township in August 2022. The pickup truck Squires was driving collided almost head-on with a car, killing a Long Beach Lake couple and leaving one of their children catastrophically injured, according to the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office.
The parents have been identified as 33-year-old Breanna Jeanne Bright and 43-year-old Lonnie Lee Bright. Her 5-year-old was critically injured and her 3-month-old was also treated and discharged from hospital.
After a months-long investigation, Squires is charged with two counts of driving a vehicle while intoxicated, which resulted in death, and one count of driving a vehicle while intoxicated and causing catastrophic injuries, according to the press release.
Officials believe Squires may be in the Bronson area of Branch County, Michigan. Squires is described by police as 5’7″ tall and weighing around 180 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes and may have a beard or goatee, police said.
Squires also has an independent warrant from Steuben County for a no-show for misdemeanor theft, the press release said.
Anyone with information about Squires should contact the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office, Steuben County Crime Stoppers, or your local law enforcement agency.
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