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Dover Police: 6-year-old Struck and Killed by Drunk Driver

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DOVER, Del.- A 26-year-old Dover man is facing vehicular homicide, DUI and related charges in connection with a Wednesday night crash that killed a 6-year-old girl and left her mother and a family friend injured.  

Dover police said that shortly before 8:30 p.m., David Randall drove into the parking lot of White Oak Condos at 1001 White Oak Road, and attempted to park his Ford Focus in a parking space in front of L Building.  

According to police, Randall sped forward onto the sidewalk where 6-year-old Anya Jackson, her mother, LeShell Wiles, and a family friend were standing. Randall struck all three people, pinning Jackson against the building and injuring the others, according to investigators.

Police said all three victims were transported to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital where Anya succumbed to her injuries as a result of multiple blunt force trauma.  Wiles and the third victim were treated for non-life-threatening injuries, investigators said. 

Police said Randall  was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the crash and will be charged with first-degree vehicular homicide, two counts of second-degree vehicular assault and driving under the influence. He was ordered held on $34,100 secured bond. 

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