The Madison Police Department named Thursday a man who allegedly ran from a crash earlier this month that killed a 14-year-old La Follette High School student and injured another child.
Sardarius A. Goodall is facing tentative felony charges of hit-and-run involving death and hit-and-run involving great bodily harm stemming from the Jan. 15 two-vehicle crash on the Southwest Side, police spokesperson Stephanie Fryer said in an update Thursday.
The crash killed Jeremiah Broomfield, a freshman at La Follette whose been described as a "dynamic personality," and seriously injured another 12-year-old boy in same vehicle, police have said. Both boys were passengers in the other vehicle, whose driver suffered minor injuries, according to police.
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Police have previously said witnesses reported seeing a man run from the scene of the crash on the 6200 block of Schroeder Road. The man, now identified as Goodall, was initially arrested on a probation hold.