CHICAGO (CBS) — A Chicago man will seem in courtroom later at this time, after he was charged in an August hit-and-run that left one lady lifeless, and her buddy injured.
CBS 2’s Meredith Barack has extra on what he’s being charged with, and why his arrest is so vital to one of many victims.
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Brett Dimick, 30, was taken into custody on Monday, 4 months after police say he was behind the wheel of a BMW that blew by means of a cease signal close to Wrigley Subject on Aug. 14.
The SUV hit one other automobile, jumped a curb, and hit pals Sophie Allen and Nahiomy Alvarez on the nook of Addison and Fremont.
A close-by Ring digicam not solely captured the sound of the crash that Saturday afternoon, however a person – believed to be the driving force or passenger of the automobile – operating from the scene.
The BMW was left behind on the scene.
Alle, who was visiting Chicago to have fun a milestone in her breast most cancers remedy and her future marriage ceremony, died a short while later.
Alvarez was left injured.
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“There’s one thing so extremely tragic about who he killed. Sophie was a tremendous human,” Alvarez advised CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov in September.
Weeks after the hit-and-run, Kozlov sat down with Alvarez, who mentioned she was combating the actual fact an arrest hadn’t been made on the time.
Alvarez mentioned she would proceed to place strain on police till somebody was held accountable.
“I need somebody to inform me they’re engaged on this, that they’re not solely engaged on this however they’re prioritizing it, that it’s high of their checklist and we’re going to have some peace,” she mentioned.
Dimick now faces three felonies, together with one depend of reckless murder, and one depend every of failure to report an accident involving demise or harm.
Dimick is scheduled to seem for a bond listening to on Tuesday.
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