Police say Nebraska man was allegedly driving drunk with child hanging off trunk

Marcus Checketts (Hall County Corrections)

Marcus Checketts, 47, of Grand Island, was arrested on Oct. 1, after police say they observed a 10-year-old boy hanging off the trunk of his car while he was driving in Grand Island.

According to police, Checketts was also speeding going 30 mph in a 25 mph zone. Police also say he admitted to drinking and had two other kids in the vehicle.

Checketts was arrested for DUI. He is also accused of operating a motor vehicle while impaired with person under 16 and driving under suspension-5th offense.

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