Chicago — A Morgan Park man has been charged with reckless homicide for allegedly killing another driver while speeding through the South Loop on Sunday evening. Kendall Sprouts, 18, is due in bond court this afternoon. More details will emerge about the incident during his bail hearing.
A Chicago police patrol unit pulled over 22-year-old Keyshawn Gray in the 1400 block of South Michigan around 8 p.m. But Gray began to drive away from the traffic stop and performed a U-turn, authorities said.
About halfway through the turn, Gray’s Hyundai was t-boned on the driver’s side by an Infiniti driven by Sprouts, according to the allegations. Gray died that night. Police said six others, including Sprouts, were taken to area hospitals.
Chicago cops arrested Sprouts at the scene as he stepped out of the wreckage. In addition to reckless homicide with a motor vehicle, Sprouts is charged with felony aggravated reckless driving causing bodily harm.
CPD surveillance video, first posted to Twitter by Neal Edelstein, captured the crash. We’re embedding Edelstein’s tweet below. Please be advised that the footage is shocking and disturbing, but it does not contain graphic images:
CWBChicago will post a full update after Sprouts appears in court today.
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