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Police: Woman was drunk when she hit, killed motorcyclist in Cleveland

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Posted at 9:08 PM, Nov 07, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-08 11:30:52-05

A woman has been charged in connection to the death of a Cleveland man who was hit while riding his motorcycle late Monday night. 

Shantina J. Reed is charged with aggravated vehicular homicide for hitting John Stoudermire Jr., about 8:20 p.m. near East 73rd and Kinsman Road, according to a Cleveland police news release. 

Reed, 25, and under the influence of alcohol was driving a white 2002 Mitsubishi Galant westbound on Kinsman Road recklessly when she failed to yield to oncoming traffic at the intersection. Stoudemire, 52, was collided with Reed's vehicle as he was turning left onto the roadway. 

Toxicology reports are pending.