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hit-and-run “never should have happened”

LISLE, Ill. — The household of a 21-year-old faculty scholar who was killed in a West Michigan hit-and-run crash final Saturday, are questioning why the one who did it was out on bail after being arrested for driving beneath the affect.

Police advised the Gansberg household the motive force who hit their daughter, Kaylee, was out on bail following a DUI arrest that occurred the week prior.

According to police, the crash occurred round 2:30 a.m. close to the intersection of West Michigan Avenue and Howard Street, just some hundred ft from Western Michigan University’s campus in Kalamazoo. After arriving on scene, Kaylee was taken to an area hospital with life-threatening accidents the place she was later pronounced useless.

Police stated they made contact with the 22-year-old driver shortly after they drove off and decided they have been inebriated on the time of the crash. The driver was arrested on associated costs.

“That should not have been allowed to happen,” stated Keith Gansberg, Kaylee’s father. “That’s where I feel like our system failed … failed my family.”

As the Gansberg household awaits solutions, they’re serving to maintain Kaylee’s reminiscence alive via footage, reminiscences and her paintings.

Kaylee was a senior at WMU majoring in Fine Arts with a spotlight in Photography.

“Her dream was to travel the world,” Keith Gansberg stated. “See a number of big cities and take photographs of those cities.”

There might be a candlelight vigil in Kaylee’s honor Saturday at Lisle Community Park with funeral providers going down Sunday. A GoFundMe page has additionally been set as much as assist the household cover Kaylee’s tuition, medical and funeral bills.

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