UNION TWP. — A Starke County man is facing felony charges for allegedly being intoxicated when he caused a crash on U.S. 6 that left a Kingsford Heights woman dead on Friday.

Thomas P. Nelsen, 39, of Knox is charged with felony counts of operating while intoxicated causing death and reckless homicide; and a misdemeanor charge of OWI with endangerment, according to the La Porte County Sheriff’s Department.

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