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John Dahmer Arrested In Deadly Street Racing Crash That Killed Jessica Allen

DENVER (CBS4)- An alleged street racing suspect driver faces charges after being involved in a deadly crash in Denver earlier this month. John Dahmer was arrested immediately following the crash on April 3.

John Dahmer (18th Lawrence Fatal Crash, from Denver PD)
John Dahmer (credit: Denver Police)

He faces charges including vehicular homicide, vehicular assault, and DUI.

Police said that Jessica Allen was killed when Dahmer's SUV slammed into her vehicle about 10 p.m. at 18th and Lawrence. Allen left behind two children.

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(credit: Denver Police)

Drivers caught street racing can lose their driver's licenses with a 12-point traffic violation, be fined up to $999 and have their vehicle impounded.

The Denver Police Department continually monitors for street racing events, and for several months has dedicated resources, including its helicopter, to disrupting the gatherings while enforcing traffic and criminal offenses.

To report street racing or planned events that organize illegal street racing, visit Also, to report street racing or reckless driving by phone, witnesses should call 720-913-2000 or call/text 911.

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