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Waukegan Woman Accused of Running Over and Killing Waukegan Woman in North Chicago

(North Chicago, IL)  One woman has been charged, another has been identified in a fatal car versus pedestrian crash in North Chicago. The incident started in the pre-dawn hours of Saturday when 24-year-old Alyssa Charles of Waukegan was struck and killed by a vehicle in the 15-hundred block of Lincoln Street. An arrest was announced  a short time later, and while it’s not clear if the suspect fled the scene after the crash…25-year-old Gabriela Martinez is now facing a charge of failure to report an accident involving death. The Waukegan woman also faces one count of reckless homicide. Bond has been set at 200-thousand-dollars, and Martinez is next due in court on February 10th.

Tim Vander Tuuk, WLIP (1-21-22)



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