Cuyahoga County

Seventeen-Year-Old Charged in Juvenile Court for Causing the Death of 81-Year-Old Maxine Lobins

April 19, 2013

CLEVELAND- Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy J. McGinty announced that charges of Aggravated Vehicular Homicide, Failure to Stop After an Accident, Vehicular Homicide, Falsification, and Certain Acts Prohibited were filed against a then 16-year-old juvenile female for causing the death of 81-year-old Maxine Lobins.

On January 9, 2013, the juvenile female fatally struck the victim while driving her vehicle eastbound on Lorain Avenue at Kamm’s Corner. The juvenile had been driving a black GMC Acadia SUV when she struck the victim who, while using a walker, was crossing southbound to northbound on Lorain Road in a marked crosswalk.

The Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office and the Cleveland Police Department’s Accident Investigation Unit (AIU) working in connection with the Fairview Park Police Department, Rocky River Police Department, Lakewood Police Department, and the Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Office investigated this case.

Contact:  Maria (Pinzone) Russo, Public Information Officer, (216) 698-2819, cell (216) 299-9326 or  

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