Police seek driver accused of leaving scene of crash that killed pregnant Indianapolis woman


Demarco Mathews

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UPDATE (Dec. 13, 2016) — Demarco Mathews was sentenced to 1,640 days in DOC, 545 suspended. He will also serve 1 year of probation and have a 3-year license suspension.

UPDATE (Nov. 1, 2016) — Demarco Mathews pleaded guilty to leaving the scene of an accident.

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Feb. 12, 2016) – Indianapolis Metropolitan police are looking for the driver accused of leaving the scene of a single-car crash that killed a pregnant Indianapolis woman.

Antoinette Johnson, 23, was a passenger in a car that crashed at East New York Street and North Bradley Avenue around 5:30 a.m. on Feb. 3. Investigators said the driver lost control of the vehicle, striking a fire hydrant and street signs. The car then ran into a retaining wall at a home.

Police believe Demarco Mathews, 31, was behind the wheel and obtained a warrant charging him with leaving the scene of an accident causing death. Police said Mathews left the scene without attempting to render first aid or calling police.

Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to call Crime Stoppers of Indiana at (317) 262-TIPS (8477).

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