December 19, 2014

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Alleged driver of stolen SUV indicted in fatal crash

Danielle Grogg

Danielle Grogg

ELYRIA — A woman accused of driving a stolen SUV that crashed and caused fatal injuries to a passenger has been indicted.

Danielle Grogg, 32, is facing charges of involuntary manslaughter, aggravated vehicular homicide, reckless homicide, vehicular homicide, vehicular manslaughter, theft, driving under suspension and willful or wanton disregard for safety.

She is scheduled to be arraigned today in Lorain County Common Pleas Court.

North Ridgeville police have said that Grogg, who lives in Elyria, was driving the SUV when it crashed on Sugar Ridge Road around 9 p.m. Aug. 25.

The crash took place about a mile from where the vehicle was stolen from the parking lot of Speedway gas station on East Broad Street in Elyria.

Elyria police have said that the vehicle was left running with the keys still in it. The SUV also was unlocked.

Both Grogg and her passenger, Michael Storrow, 31, of Elyria, were injured in the crash. Storrow died Sept. 11 from his injuries at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland.

Grogg, who also is facing unrelated theft and criminal nonsupport of dependents charges, is being held in the Lorain County Jail.