4-Year-Old Jer’Liyah Stevenson Dies after Suspected Road Rage Crash in Carmichael
CARMICHAEL, CA (November 14, 2019) – Authorities identified 4-year-old Jer’Liyah Stevenson as the girl killed in a crash near Dewey Drive, Thursday morning.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the incident happened at about 7:00 AM. Officers received reports of a sedan crashing into a tree off the shoulder of Winding Way near Dewey Drive. The impact of the collision caused the car to split in half.
Emergency responders rushed both Stevenson and her mother to hospitals with serious injuries. Unfortunately, Stevenson succumbed to her injuries. Meanwhile, her mother, identified as Chardae Murphy, is still recovering in the ICU at a local hospital.
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Witnesses claimed that a second driver possibly got mad after Murphy passed another vehicle. In addition, Murphy stated that the vehicle cut her off, continuing to pull in front of her. This incident allegedly caused her to lose control of her vehicle.
CHP officials continue to investigate the fatal incident. They are on the lookout for a silver pickup truck or a green Jeep Cherokee. Those with additional information should reach out to CHP as soon as possible.
During this difficult time, Sweet James would like to offer our heartfelt condolences and sincerest sympathies to the family and friends of Jer’Liyah Stevenson.
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