Charge enhanced after toddler dies in South Bend hit-and-run
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A man blamed for a hit-and-run crash that killed three people in South Bend now faces a new charge after the death of a toddler.
The St. Joseph County prosecutor says Joel Barrozo is charged with three counts of leaving the scene of a fatal crash, which account for the three deaths. He also faces two other charges.
Isabelle Jasper, who was 17 months old, died Thursday . She was a passenger in one of three cars involved in a crash near South Bend International Airport on Sunday. Police say a Dodge Avenger rear-ended another northbound car, sending that vehicle into southbound traffic.
Barrozo is being held in jail on a $50,000 bond after surrendering to police on Monday. He’ll return to court after the holidays.