17-year-old charged in Cudahy crash that killed 14-year-old sister

CUDAHY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A 17-year-old woman has been charged in connection to a crash that killed her 14-year-old sister. Investigators say Zaneah Spadaro does not have a driver's license. 

The crash happened on I-794 southbound at S. Pennsylvania Avenue on Sunday, May 21. 

Police say around 2 a.m., St. Francis police reported to Cudahy police they had clocked a car speeding in excess of 110 mph on I-794. Shortly after, the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office received a report of a car that had rolled over and crashed in the curve near Pennsylvania Avenue. 

The sedan had four people inside, including Spadaro's 14-year-old sister. Officials say the 14-year-old -- identified as Zamari Spadaro -- was ejected from the vehicle and died as a result of the crash. Investigators say Zamari was not wearing a seatbelt.

When officials arrived at the scene, the complaint says Spadaro was attempting CPR on her sister and exclaimed she was sorry she had taken her sister's life. 

Investigators interviewed Spadaro, who admitted to driving the vehicle at a fast pace and failed to see the curve until it was too late.

Records from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation show Spadaro does not have a driver's license. In her interview with the detective, Spadaro allegedly admitted knowing she did not have a license.

Spadaro has been charged with one count of knowingly operate a motor vehicle without a valid license - causing death. 

In court on Thursday, May 25, a judge set bond for Spadaro at $1,000. 

She's due back in court for a preliminary hearing on June 5. 

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