Dayton man indicted in fatal 2015 crash

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DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – A Dayton man has been indicted on multiple charges related to a series of crashes in downtown Dayton that resulted in one death.

Walter Shane Bradley, 33, is indicted on four counts of aggravated vehicular homicide, two counts of aggravated vehicular assault, two counts of vehicular assault and others.

The crash happened Aug. 22, 2015 when Bradley was driving a Ford F‐150 pickup truck, struck two vehicles at the intersection of East Third Street at St. Clair Street in downtown Dayton and struck another vehicle at the intersection of East First Street at Keowee Street, according to a press release from the Montgomery County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.

READ MORE: One dead, child injured after several crashes in Dayton

Bradley was traveling more than 60 miles per hour when he struck a fourth vehicle at the intersection of Taylor and Monument Streets, killing the other driver, 22‐year‐old Kirstin Burton. Burton’s 13‐month‐old child, who was restrained in a child safety seat in the rear seat of her vehicle, was transported to Dayton Children’s Hospital with life threatening injuries, according to the Montgomery County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.

Bradley’s blood‐alcohol content was determined to be nearly three times the legal limit. At the time of the crashes, he did not have a valid driver’s license, according to the Montgomery County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.

A warrant has been issued his arrest. He is scheduled to appear in court for his arraignment at 8:30 a.m. December 8.

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