FAIRFIELD TOWNSHIP, Ohio – A man who was drunk and had fentanyl in his system has been charged with causing the crash that killed his wife in August, according to police.
A Butler County grand jury indicted Kenneth Cyrek, 38, of Trenton, Ohio, on Wednesday, according to a news release. Cyrek drove his car off Canal Road and into a metal utility pole at approximately 8:45 p.m. on Aug. 4, according to the indictment. His passenger, Kayla Cyrek, 38, was killed.
Cyrek was indicted on two counts of aggravated vehicular homicide in the first degree, one count of aggravated vehicular homicide in the first degree, and one count of vehicular manslaughter. Cyrek’s driver’s license was under several open driving suspensions, which elevated the degree of the offenses, according to the release.
Cyrek is in custody in the Butler County Jail.