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News Update: Man charged in connection to deadly Milwaukee DUI crash

by | Oct 22, 2021 | News

MILWAUKEE, WI – The man responsible for crashing into a Milwaukee bus stop last week, killing his 17-year-old passenger, has been charged.

According to TMJ 4, 27-year-old Kenneth D. Wright is facing charges of second degree reckless homicide, knowingly operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, and violation of a no contact order.

Police say Wright was traveling at a high rate of speed on West Capitol Drive when he lost control and slammed into a bus stop near 10th Street. His passenger, a 17-year-old female, suffered fatal injuries in the crash.

The victim’s family said Wright was her boyfriend and the two had a child together.

Court records indicate Wright had been drinking and smoked marijuana prior to the accident.

If you have lost a loved one due to the reckless behavior of an impaired driver in Milwaukee, you may be entitled to significant compensation. Contact Linder Law, LLC today at 414-488-6870 to schedule a completely free review of your claim by a licensed Milwaukee car accident lawyer.