MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A mother whose young daughter was struck and killed on a Madison street has pleaded guilty to child neglect.
Thirty-three-year-old Raya Hansen is to be sentenced Monday in Dane County Circuit Court. Prosecutors will recommend a prison sentence of 2-1/2 years.
The State Journal reports a charge of second-degree reckless homicide was dismissed Wednesday as part of the plea agreement.
According to a criminal complaint, Hansen was high on drugs when she put her 1-year-old daughter in a wheelchair and headed to a drug store at about 3:30 a.m. Feb. 14.
The wheelchair rolled into the street and was struck by a van.