‘Crash Could Have Been Prevented,’ Devastated Dad Talks About Daughter’s Death After Driver Runs Red Light

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A household is picking up the pieces aft a fatal clang astatine 56th and Pembroke Road.

Brittania Hemmings was killed erstwhile the car she was successful was deed successful the intersection, slamming the car into a barbershop. “I mislaid my daughter, that’s my 2nd daughter. She conscionable turned 20,” said her begetter Gregory Hemmings.

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He and the household are devastated.

According to investigators, the clang happened aft a car driven by this man, Connor Tyson, ran a reddish airy astatine Washington and 56th, past attempted the tally the airy conscionable down the thoroughfare astatine Pembroke Road.

“He attempted to bash a postulation halt connected this conveyance for moving a reddish light,” said Hollywood Police Officer Christian Lata. “Before helium could adjacent initiate a postulation stop, the conveyance kept going southbound and the precise adjacent intersection, Pembroke helium attempted to tally that reddish airy arsenic good astatine which constituent determination was a postulation accident,” helium explained.

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Hemmings describes his girl arsenic a blessed person. According to a subsister successful the car, she was singing conscionable seconds earlier the fatal crash.

“She’s a joyful person,” her begetter said. “They’re driving the car, she and her champion person were singing a opus and they were singing that opus for the past clip and my girl walk distant smiling,” helium said.

Brittani conscionable turned 20, precocious graduated precocious school, and was readying to enlist successful the Army. Her dada says those dreams are present shattered from a clang that could person been prevented. “I’m saying to everyone retired there, delight beryllium cautious connected the road, don’t tally the lights, don’t panic if a bull pulls you over. Stop and speech to them, it’s conscionable a ticket,” Hemming said.

Tyson is charged with moving a reddish airy and driving connected a suspended license.

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Hollywood constabulary expect helium volition look much charges successful the coming days.

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