Undocumented Driver Arrested in Tragic Accident Resulting in Young Boy’s Death

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In a tragic turn of events, a woman residing in the U.S. without legal permission is facing accusations of causing a fatal collision. The incident, which occurred on the wrong side of the road, resulted in the death of a 12-year-old boy from Missouri, just a day shy of his birthday. Authorities have identified the woman as 33-year-old Endrina Bracho, who was reportedly driving at a speed of 70 miles per hour in a zone designated for 40 miles per hour.

The young victim, Travis Wolfe, was critically injured but initially survived the collision that took place in December 2023 in Hazlewood. Despite being rushed to the hospital and placed on life support, Wolfe succumbed to his injuries on March 6. His parents also sustained significant injuries, including broken wrists, ribs, and a sternum, and were hospitalized.

A GoFundMe page, set up by Andrea DeWeese to support the Wolfe family, describes Travis as a “funny kid with a huge heart” who had a passion for Blues Hockey. The community is urged to continue supporting the family as they face mounting bills.

Bracho is currently detained in the St. Louis County jail with a bond set at $500,000. She faces multiple charges, including first-degree involuntary manslaughter, second-degree assault, endangering a child, and operating a vehicle without a valid license. The Hazelwood Police Department confirmed Bracho’s illegal status in the U.S. from Venezuela.

Senator Josh Hawley of Missouri expressed his dismay over the incident on X, highlighting the consequences of unregulated borders.

The Hazelwood Police Department hopes that Bracho’s arrest will provide some measure of closure to the grieving Wolfe family. Sgt. Scott Schnurbusch emphasized the recklessness of driving a significant distance in the wrong direction on a highway, underscoring the avoidable nature of this tragedy.