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Paul E. Broadway Pleads Guilty In Death Of Toddler

GODFREY – Paul E. Broadway of Alton pleaded guilty to failure to report an accident involving injury or death.

Paul Broadway of the 2300 block of State Street was charged after an Aug. 31, 2020, accident in which the pickup truck he was driving killed Ellee Grace Kiser, 2, of Godfrey. The victim ran into the roadway at Pine Grove and West Delmar.

 After Kiser was struck by a GMC pickup truck that law enforcement say was operated by Broadway. The driver and pickup truck left the scene and did not report the accident to law enforcement. The truck was eventually spotted and reported to law enforcement after being seen in the region. Broadway was taken into custody after a traffic stop by Alton Police.

Broadway pleaded guilty Monday in exchange for an agreement that he be sentenced to no more than eight years in prison. A sentencing hearing will be held at a later date.

Chris Rhodes
Author: Chris Rhodes

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