Coward hit and ran after mowing down two pedestrians in his Jeep – until tracked down by cops
From Chicago Sun Times
Reckless homicide and DUI charges have been filed against the hit-and-run driver of an SUV that struck two pedestrians late Saturday in the Garfield Ridge neighborhood on the Southwest Side, leaving one of them dead.
Patrick J. Brazel, 27, has been charged with two felony counts of leaving the scene of an accident causing injuries or death; one felony count of reckless homicide; one felony count of aggravated DUI causing a fatal accident; and one misdemeanor count of DUI, according to a statement from Chicago Police. He was also cited for failure to take due care for a pedestrian in the roadway.
About 10:45 p.m., a 42-year-old woman and 39-year-old man were walking north across Archer Avenue at Lavergne when they were both struck by a red Jeep, police said.
The driver, identified as Brazel, left the scene of the crash but was arrested within several hours in the 5800 block of South Rutherford, police said…..MORE
The young family of the victim of DUI coward Patrick J. Brazel is raising money for funeral expenses of Guadalupe Dean. GoFundMe account.
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