Charges were upgraded on May 21 to negligent homicide for Brandy Wiley, 38 of Natchitoches. Wiley was released on a $100,000 bond from the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center on May 23. She was charged with negligent homicide, reckless operation, improper lane use and disobeying a red light.
Wiley was driving a truck that caused an 8-car accident at the Keyser Avenue and East Fifth intersection on May 20. A 3-year-old succumbed to injuries sustained during the crash after being airlifted to a medical facility.
According to an article published by KSLA News 12 on May 23 the child’s family will hold a vigil on Monday, May 27 at 7:30 pm at the empty field across from the hospital parking lot on the corner of Keyser Avenue and East Fifth Street.