GREEN BAY AREA REGIONAL NEWS: Brown County

UPDATE: Charges amended for Green Bay man involved in 2020 crash that killed three

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WEDNESDAY, 6/2/2021 4:25 p.m.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – Brown County Court has amended charges for a Green Bay man who allegedly killed three people in a crash on Lombardi Avenue in 2020.

According to the Wisconsin Circuit Court, Abdi Ahmed now faces three counts of First Degree Reckless Homicide. He was previously facing three counts of Second Degree Reckless Homicide.

Court documents say a four-day jury trial is scheduled in November, starting on the ninth, with a final pre-trial on October 15.

Original: Green Bay man charged for Lombardi crash that killed three

Jul 9, 2020 2:39 p.m.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – A 22-year-old Green Bay man has been charged with three counts of second-degree reckless homicide for the fatal June 28 crash on Lombardi Avenue that left three dead.

According to authorities, Abdi Ahmed was speeding eastbound on Lombardi when he struck a vehicle with three occupants inside. Multiple witnesses to the crash told investigators that the struck car rolled multiple times after being hit, according to the criminal complaint obtained by WFRV Local 5.

According to the criminal complaint obtained by WFRV Local 5, numerous witnesses told authorities that a car driven by Abdi Ahmed was traveling at a high rate of speed when it struck another car with three occupants.

Authorities say “a total of 6 contacts” had been made with Ahmed’s vehicle just this year, primarily “traffic stops and or reckless driver complaints.”

The criminal complaint goes on to say that, according to the investigation, Ahmed’s car was traveling at 94 mph five seconds before the crash, then reached 104 mph just over a second before the crash, and dropped to 84 mph 0.1 seconds before impact.

If convicted of all three charges, Ahmed could face up to 75 years in prison and up to $300,000 in fines. Ahmed is scheduled to appear in court again on July 14.

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