Charges filed against driver that ran red light, killing a man near Burleigh and MLK on Sept. 6

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Updated: 09/11/2021 04:28 PM

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Morhonda Hill made her initial appearance in court on Saturday, Sept. 11. 

A judge set her cash bail to $500. 

Police say Hill, a 31-year-old Milwaukee woman, disregarded a red light and struck a vehicle, killing a man on Sept. 6. 

Hill has a preliminary hearing on Sept. 21. 


Published: 09/10/2021 04:48 PM

MILWAUKEE (CBS) -- Charges were filed Friday, Sept. 10, against a woman involved in an fatal accident that occurred near Burleigh and MLK on Sept. 6.

Morhonda S. Hill, a 31-year-old Milwaukee woman, was charged with one count of Homicide By Negligent Operation Of A Vehicle and one count of Knowingly Operate A Motor Vehicle While Revoked - Cause Death Of Another for an incident that killed a man on Sept. 6.

Police officials say Hill disregarded a red light and struck a second vehicle.

The driver of the vehicle that was struck, a 51-year-old Milwaukee man, sustained life-threatening injuries. He later died at a hospital.

The criminal complaint indicates that Hill's vehicle was traveling at 41 miles per hour at the approximate moment of the collision.

As a result of the charges, Hill faces upwards of 16 years in prison. 

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