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Off-duty officer charged in DWI crash that killed father-to-be

ANDERSON, Ind. – Court records indicate an off-duty central Indiana police officer was traveling 92 mph and made no effort to swerve or stop when his SUV plowed into a car, killing a man and injuring his pregnant wife.

The Herald Bulletin reports ) the information was in an affidavit supporting charges including operating while intoxicated causing death, operating while intoxicated causing serious injury and reckless homicide against 41-year-old James Foutch.

The crash Sunday on Indiana 32 west of Anderson drove the car into a utility pole, crushing the car’s passenger’s side and killing 23-year-old Jesse Sperry of Noblesville. His wife, 22-year-old Rebecca Sperry, was airlifted to an Indianapolis hospital and gave birth to a daughter later that day.

Foutch doesn’t have a published telephone number and he couldn’t be reached for comment.