KELLEN BLEDSOE Ja’Mya Love, killed by DUI driver Bledsoe
From Chicago Tribune
Chicago – 2013-09-22 — 27-year-old man has been charged in a fatal wreck that killed a 2-year-old girl as she was walking with her great-grandmother Friday on the city’s South Side.
Kellen E. Bledsoe of the 5700 block of South Aberdeen Street was charged Saturday night with reckless homicide/construction zone, aggravated DUI in an accident causing death, aggravated DUI/no valid drivers license, driving while never being issued a license and operating a vehicle without insurance, police said.The charges stem from a wreck that killed Ja’Mya Love as she was walking to a daycare center with her great-grandmother, police said.
About 6:25 a.m. Friday, the toddler sprang from her great-grandmother’s grasp when a 1999 Chrysler Concord blew a stop sign on the 5700 block of South Morgan Street. The great-grandmother, who was pushing Ja’Mya’s younger brother in a stroller, tried to move the toddler to safety, but the toddler sprang from her grasp, police said.
The car, driven by Bledsoe, struck the toddler and kept going. The car then hit some construction horses …MORE