Grandmother of man accused of deadly crash speaks out

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind, (November 25, 2015) - A family member of  the Indianapolis man police say is responsible for a deadly crash Tuesday says he is right where he should be locked up.

22 year old Kyle Doolin was released from the hospital Wednesday  and is now being processed at the Marion County Jail.

Police say around 10:30 Tuesday night, officers attempted to pull over a vehicle that didn’t match its license plate, but the Chevy Malibu driven by Doolin took off.

When Doolin reached South Holt Road over I-70, he hit another vehicle injuring the driver and killing passenger, 23 year old Rudy Hernandez.

When police caught up with Doolin, they learned the Chevy was stolen and Doolin told officers he had just consumed heroin and meth.

Doolin’s grandmother tells us that he has a history of drugs and crime and needs help.

“You know, if he’s locked up, he’s not doing drugs or hurting anybody or himself,  but I don’t know if it does him any good,” said Jeanne L’Homme, Doolin’s Grandmother.

Rudy Hernandaz was a father of a small child.

The Marion County Coroner's Office stated Hernandaz died from multiple blunt force trauma.

Doolin faces 5 preliminary felony counts including causing death while driving intoxicated, possession and resisting police.

Doolin has a history of auto theft and possession of a controlled substance.