Charges filed in case of Lawton woman killed by a trash truck

Charges filed in case of Lawton woman killed by a trash truck

LAWTON, OK (KSWO)- Charges have been filed in the case of a trash truck that killed a Lawton mother of five on the 4th of July 2017.

An arrest warrant has been issued for Michael Alan Lorentz, 36, for felonious manslaughter in the 1st degree.

The crash occurred around 5:15 a.m. on SW 52nd Street and G Avenue. Andrea Robertson was struck by a 2014 Mack Trash Truck on the 600 block of SW 52nd Street. According to court records, Robertson was walking around a puddle in the northbound lanes of the roadway when she was hit.

Lorentz was under the influence of intoxicating substances. He told police he was taking pain medication for a back injury. However, a toxicology screening came back positive for meth, opiates, and ecstasy.

If convicted, he faces no less than 4 years in prison.

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