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Deadly hit and run fails to slow speeding drivers

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Deadly hit and run fails to slow speeding drivers

By Steve Chamraz. CREATED Dec 4, 2013 - UPDATED: Dec 5, 2013

MILWAUKEE -- It does not matter that the stretch of S. 6th Street just south of Lincoln Ave. is a school zone, just as it did not matter that the pavement was slick with rain.

Drivers here continued to fly through the intersection where a mother and child were hit last week by a speeding van.

The 18-month-old girl died.

Thomas Walker III is charged with hit and run in addition to her death.

People who live with the speeding thought this tragedy would be the end of their speeding problem, but when Speedbusters stopped by with the radar gun, it was just more of the same. 

Steve Chamraz

Steve Chamraz

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When he joined TODAY’S TMJ4 in 2011, Steve Chamraz returned to the place where his career began. These days, Steve anchors “Live at 3:00” and “Live at 4:00” and contributes to the TODAY’S TMJ4 I-Team.