MILTON — Kailen Kelly, the man accused of killing two girls and seriously injuring two other people in a suspected DUI crash in May, is expected to enter into a plea agreement Wednesday.
The hearing is scheduled for 2 p.m. before Santa Rosa County Circuit Judge David Rimmer at the courthouse in Milton, according to the State Attorney’s Office. No other information was available.
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Kelly, 35, of Pace, faces numerous charges in connection with the crash in Pace.
Melanie Harrell was driving on Woodbine Road just after 5:30 p.m. May 6 with her 17-year-old daughter Sidney Dowdy, 7-year-old daughter Stormie Harrell and Sidney’s friend, 18-year-old McKenzie Murphy, according to the Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office .
Kelly — allegedly drunk and speeding — was driving in the opposite direction trying to escape lawmen, the Sheriff’s Office reported.
Kelly’s truck crossed a turn lane and hit Harrell’s SUV head-on. The fiery crash left Sidney and Stormie dead, and Melanie and McKenzie seriously injured.
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