Police arrest driver accused in fatal hit-and-run crash in Sanford

SANFORD, Fla. — Sanford police say they have made an arrest in a deadly hit and run from Monday.

Investigators say Michael Kraft of Sanford hit and killed Jenica Campbell, a Good Samaritan, as she was rendering aid to Vincent Russo following a crash along S.R. 46.

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On Monday just after 1 p.m. Sanford police responded to a call of a hit-and-run crash between an SUV and a motorcycle on State Road 46 near Summerlin Avenue in which the SUV fled the scene.

According to police that SUV, driven by Kraft, continued east on S.R. 46.

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Shortly after the crash, Campbell stopped to help the Russo who was lying in the roadway.

Police say at some point Kraft made a U-turn and began heading west on S.R. 46 back towards the crash scene.

Investigators say Kraft then crossed over the median and struck Campbell and Russo, killing both of them.

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Kraft then drove through a fence and onto Sanford Orlando International Airport property before being stopped by police.

Kraft is being held in the Seminole County Jail without bond on 2 counts of vehicular homicide as well as 2 counts of failing to render aid in a crash involving death.

Police said Campbell, a mother of four, was active in the Sanford community.

A GoFundme has been established to help raise money for her family here.

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See a map of the crash below:


Adam Poulisse, WFTV.com

Adam Poulisse joined WFTV in November 2019.

Jeff Levkulich, WFTV.com

Jeff Levkulich joined the Eyewitness News team as a reporter in June 2015.