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News UPDATE: 11-year-old boy dies nearly a week after McGovern Park wreck 

by | Mar 12, 2024 | News

MILWAUKEE, WI – Police have confirmed that an 11-year-old boy, who was taken to a hospital, died on Monday after a crash in the McGovern Park area on Tuesday, March 5th, WISN said. 

To recap, this collision happened around 4 p.m. at the North Sherman Boulevard & West Villard Avenue junction when a 31-year-old man ran a red light and then hit a second vehicle, leading the second car to overturn before crashing into a third vehicle, and the third automobile hitting the fourth vehicle. 

The driver of the second vehicle — the 55-year-old woman — and the passenger with her — the 11-year-old boy, her grandson — were sent to the hospital. The woman died on that day. 

The driver who ran the red light, 31-year-old Davonte Jackson, tried to flee the scene but was found and arrested. He has been charged with second-degree reckless homicide and hit and run, resulting in death. His bail has been set at $500,000. 

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