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Man Charged In Death Of 6-Year-Old Hit By Car

Posted by Roberta Jorgensen Puntillo | Apr 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Derrick Ashford has been charged with knowingly operating a motor vehicle without a valid license, causing death. According to reports, Ashford allegedly struck and killed the boy as he attempted to cross the street. The accident occurred April 17 and Ashford did remain on the scene for questioning.

Ashford is accused of smoking marijuana a few hours prior to the accident as well. He faces up to six years in jail and $10,000 in fines.

The boy was removed from life support when he was pronounced brain dead.

If you or your loved one has suffered serious injuries in a car accident, you may want to discuss your case with a Wisconsin personal injury attorney. We can offer you counsel and help you explore your options. Call today for an initial consultation.

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Roberta Jorgensen Puntillo

Since 1994, Roberta Jorgensen Puntillo has been passionately representing clients injured in serious injury, nursing home abuse, wrongful death, and catastrophic accidents cases. She graduated law schoolmagna cum laude (with great distinction) and immediately began practicing as a Kenosha personal injury attorney.


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