Kaely Camacho, Teen Killed in Crash in Southwest Miami-Dade, To Be Honored With Street Naming Ceremony in Palmetto Bay

13-year-old to have street named for her on day before 1-year anniversary of her death

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    A friend of Kaely Camacho said she always made him feel welcome as a newcomer to Southwood Middle School.

    The 13-year-old girl who was killed in a hit-and-run crash in southwest Miami-Dade nearly a year ago is being honored with a street naming ceremony Friday.

    Kaely Camacho will have a street named after her at Southwest 162nd Street between 80th and 78th Streets in Palmetto Bay, near Camacho's former school Southwood Middle.

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    The Camacho family decided to spend the 14th birthday of daughter and sister Kaely by getting tattoos of blue butterflies and her name. Kaely Camacho died April 13 when a Land Rover struck her father's minivan, ripping it in half on Southwest 184th Street. Kaely’s mother, Angela Camacho, spoke to NBC 6 about getting inked.

    Saturday marks the one-year anniversary of Camacho's death in a horrific crash on Southwest 184th Street. Her father's car was struck by a Land Rover driven by Sandor Guillen, who has pleaded not guilty to charges including vehicular homicide, DUI manslaughter and leaving the scene of an accident.

    Family members will hold a ceremonial balloon release Saturday at Camacho's grave site. Her older sister will also be attending prom Saturday night where she will wear a blue dress in memory of her sister, the family said.

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    Angela and Bree Ann Camacho attended and spoke at the Mothers Against Drunk Driving event at Southwood Middle School on Monday. Angela Camacho talked about how emotional it was to be at the same event that her daughter went to last year, before she was killed in what police said was a hit-and-run crash in April. Helen Witty of MADD also spoke at the school Monday.

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