BALTIMORE - Family and friends of Angel Chiwengo gathered at a north Baltimore church to say goodbye to the woman who died in a fiery crash at the intersection of Northern Parkway and York Road.
Nathan Franklin, Chiwengo’s brother-in-law, told ABC2 that while the family is devastated by her death they are grateful for the support they have received. “The support from the community was overwhelming,” he said during brief remarks before the funeral service.
Franklin said relatives are still reeling from the loss of Chiwengo, a recent immigrant from the Democratic Republic of Congo, who was rebuilding her life in Baltimore.
“It’s a travesty,” he said. “We are hurting right now.”
Chiwengo died when the jeep she was riding in was hit by a car being pursued by police.
Police are investigating.
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