(10-13-22) Kewal Pooni (67) of Milton, Ontario, Canada man was sentenced yesterday in Celina Municipal Court to 30 days in the Mercer County Adult Detention Center on a misdemeanor charge of vehicular homicide and a minor misdemeanor of not obeying a traffic signal. Pooni will have a hearing on 12-15-22 on fine payments that total $1,249.50.

On November 1st, 2021 Pooni was driving a Peterbilt semi-truck with trailer westbound on SR 29 and entered the Havemann Road intersection against a red traffic light and crashed into the 1991 Ford Ranger pickup truck of Ryan Lageman (25) of New Bremen. Lageman was taken by ambulance to Joint Township District Hospital where he passed away from his injuries..