- Associated Press - Wednesday, June 24, 2015

RACINE, Wis. (AP) - A Racine man has been charged in a downtown crash that left two men dead.

Thirty-year-old Ramone Campbell was charged Tuesday with two counts of reckless homicide and other counts including hit-and run and reckless driving.

The Journal Times reports (https://bit.ly/1eHeHE7 ) Campbell faces decades behind bars if convicted.

Prosecutors say Campbell was speeding and drunk when he crashed into a car Sunday, killing 57-year-old Ray Schweissinger and 31-year-old James Peterson, both of Racine.

The complaint says Campbell told police he ran away after the crash because he knew there was a child support warrant for him, and he was on a probation hold. He allegedly said he didn’t want to be “locked up.”

Assistant state public defender Jamie McClendon asked for reasonable cash bond. Bond was set at $500,000.


Information from: The Journal Times, https://www.journaltimes.com

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