Man charged in deadly crash

July 29, 2009 6:32:49 AM PDT
A Chicago man has been charged in connection to a deadly weekend crash in the Woodlawn neighborhood. Michael Latimer, 33, is charged with reckless homicide and aggravated DUI.

The crash happened Sunday night at 63rd and Woodlawn. Authorities say Latimer was drunk when he crashed his car into another vehicle and a light pole, then struck a 9-year old boy standing on the sidewalk. The child remains hospitalized in critical condition.

A 27-year-old passenger in Latimer's vehicle died.


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