Man dismissed on OWI charges, given BMV citation instead

Accident on I-465 on November 29, 2014. Robert Butler arrested for OWI causing bodily injury. (WISH-TV)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Local auto group president was dismissed on all charges in a November drunk driving incident, according to Indiana Criminal Courts.

Indiana court documents state that Robert Butler,44, of Fishers, faced a serious felony charge of causing serious injury while operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated and another felony charge of causing serious injury while operating a motor vehicle with a Blood Alcohol Level higher than .08%.

WISH-TV reported that on November 29, 2014, Butler hit Latin McKinney, 25, who was on the side of I-465 trying to jump start his car with his sister. McKinney was transported to the hospital shortly afterwards with serious injuries.

The case was dismissed on March 17, according to court documents.

As of Tuesday, those documents state that Butler was directed to the BMV for a citation in lieu of the dismissed charges. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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