South Florida Pre-School Teacher Karina Chacon, Family Members Killed In Violent Crash On Sunset Drive

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A South Florida pre-school teacher and her household were killed successful a clang connected Sunset Drive successful southwest Miami-Dade connected Tuesday.

Karina Chacon worked arsenic a toddler teaching adjunct astatine The Creative Learning Center, according to a Facebook station by the school’s programme administrator. Chacon’s hubby and parent besides died successful the crash, the station confirmed.

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It started erstwhile a South Miami Police serviceman spotted a achromatic Range Rover going astatine a precocious complaint of velocity southbound connected the Palmetto Expressway. That serviceman tried to halt that vehicle, but the operator kept going and got disconnected astatine the Sunset Drive exit.

The speeding achromatic Range Roger past crashed into Chacon’s car astatine the intersection of Sunset Drive and Southwest 92nd Avenue.

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“I heard similar a bang. You cognize an explosion, a precocious benignant of impact,” said Alejandro Martinez who lives nearby.

Miami-Dade Police said alcohol was a factor successful the clang and the operator of the Range Rover had been drinking.

“Three guiltless individuals that were conscionable driving their conveyance gets t-boned by idiosyncratic who was careless,” said Alvaro Zabaleta with the Miami-Dade Police Department. “Our hearts spell retired to the families.”

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The operator of the Range Rover was the lone subsister of the crash. Police person not released his individuality but told CBS4 paramedics rushed him to the infirmary for surgery. MDPD said charges are pending and could see DUI manslaughter.

Brooke Shafer

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