MICHIGAN CITY — A Northwest Indiana man is facing drunken driving and reckless homicide charges for causing an accident that claimed the life of a young Michigan City man just hours after his high school graduation in June.

Nineteen-year-old Malachi R. Young, a 2021 Michigan City High School graduate, was killed in a crash on June 13, just hours after commencement, when a vehicle swerved into oncoming traffic, causing a head-on crash on U.S. 20.

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