NWGA Scanner | May 12th, 2021

Rome woman was high on meth during deadly March crash that killed passenger

According to the arrest warrants, Michelle Cantu, 49, of Rome, crossed into the oncoming lane of traffic on North Avenue at Wolf Drive and struck another vehicle on March 4th, 2021. 37-year old Hector Guzman, a passenger in Cantu’s car was fatally injured. According to the warrants, Cantu was under the influence of methamphetamine at the time of the crash. Cantu is charged with felony 1st-degree vehicular homicide, DUI, driving on the wrong side of the road, and failure to maintain a lane.