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Wife calls for justice after her husband was killed in Lexington car crash

Published: Oct. 1, 2020 at 5:35 PM EDT
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Charges stemming from a serious crash that led to a Lexington man’s death are being questioned.

Lexington Police said 32-year-old Jesus Ocampo Geronimo’s motorcycle collided with Antoine Webb’s car on Georgetown Road, near Kearney Ridge Boulevard. Geronimo did not survive his injuries and Webb was cited for driving with a revoked license.

Geronimo was commuting to work when his motorcycle crashed into the car. His wife says his helmet was thrown off on impact.

“My husband was in the ICU for three days,” his wife Jessica Ocampo said.

Webb was cited for driving with a revoked license.

"If they have a revoked or suspended license, what’s going to keep them from getting in a car and having this same kind of accident?” Ocampo said.

Ocampo says Webb was making an illegal u-turn when he collided with her husband. Officers on the scene said drivers were traveling in the opposite direction. They said Webb would not be charged further.

“It’s the law that they would consider it just being an accident,” Ocampo said.

A Kentucky state statute declares it unlawful to drive without a license.

For now, the Ocampo family is finding a way to heal. The children, Jayce and Jameson, are remembering their father through their love of soccer.

“Someone has to stand up for justice," Ocampo said. "My husband doesn’t need to go out like this.”

Lexington Police were not able to confirm why the driver of the car, Webb, had his license revoked.

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