Jesus DeJesus charged with striking, killing woman crossing street
MILWAUKEE — Charges were filed against Jesus DeJesus late Friday in connection with a fatal crash on Milwaukee’s south side. Clementina Hernandez-Perez was struck and killed in the crash that happened near 6th and Grant on Monday, December 19th.
DeJesus was charged with one county of homicide by negligent operation of a vehicle and one count of knowingly operating while suspended causing death.
Hernandez-Perez was apparently pushing a stroller across the street when a car apparently driven by DeJesus hit them. Hernandez-Perez was killed, and the four-year-old boy in the stroller was hurt.
DeJesus faces up to ten years in prison and $25,000 in fines if convicted on the charges.