Clerk charged with reckless driving in fatal accident
Posted on Tuesday, February 15th, 2011 at 2:49 pm
According to Illinois State Police, Lynwood Village clerk Roel Valle, 64, has been charged with reckless driving, reckless homicide and driving under the influence after being involved in a fatal car accident earlier this month. The accident occurred on Highway 394 on February 4th when his vehicle struck another vehicle driven by 27-year old Angelina Jones.
Valle struck Jones’s car after somehow veering from the northbound lanes of the highway into oncoming traffic in the southbound lanes. A passenger in Jonse’s vehicle, 32-year old Melikah Little, was killed in the accident. Jones is also facing charges of driving under the influence for the accident. Little’s family is pursing the charges against Valle.
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