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Chicago police officer charged with DUI, reckless homicide in a high-speed crash that left a mother dead

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A Chicago police officer, who is now facing reckless homicide and DUI charges after he allegedly crashed his vehicle into a restaurant during the race, with a speed of around 75 km / h, in the killing of a woman in the business world.

Bart Finley, 24, was off duty and had a blood alcohol level of .083 when he plowed into the side of Tony’s Philly Steaks location early Sunday morning in the city’s Gresham neighborhood, prosecutors say. The officer, who had been on the job for two years, and was trying to make a left turn on a street when another car cut him off, making him swerve and lose control of their vehicle, they will be added to it.

“I expect our employees to adhere to a higher standard. I really do,” Police Supt. ^ “Eddie Johnson said after the incident, according to FOX32 in Chicago. “If they don’t then they will be held accountable for it.”

The investigators also told the station that, Finley’s car was traveling at 75mph in a 30mph zone, just before crashing into the restaurant.

The Chicago Police Officer in a Bart Finley, 24, is facing charges after a car driven by him crashed into a restaurant early Sunday morning, killing a woman inside, prosecutors say.
(Chicago Police Department)

A NEW JERSEY POLICE OFFICER, WAS A LIFE SENTENCE, AFTER THE DRIVER IS SHOT DEAD DURING A HIGH-SPEED CHASE

Marquita Reed, a 35-year-old registered nurse and mother, and ended up pinned under the car when it came to a halt, and was later pronounced dead at a local hospital, authorities said. An autopsy showed she died of multiple injuries sustained in the crash.

“As a rule, they are working all the time, and took care of her children. That’s what she did,” her aunt, Lolita, Grey, told FOX32.

A friend of Reed’s, was also hit and suffered a leg injury, but is reported to be in good condition.

Finley, who suffered a neck injury himself, was set to appear in court again on July 3, after the processing of the Cook County Jail on Tuesday night. The driver who allegedly cut him or her, it is not to be found.

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“He was not a police officer to take a life. He feels terrible about it,” his attorney, Tim Grace, he told reporters after a bond hearing earlier on Tuesday. “He has to deal with. He was going to go to some counseling, and of course it is.”

Finley was caught on video walking out of the prison and his head down Tuesday night, refusing to speak on the matter.

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