Family of Kaely Camacho attends village meeting

Kaely Camacho’s family members and other supporters are pictured at the meeting.

Kaely Camacho’s family members and other supporters are pictured at the meeting.
(Photos by Bill Kress, Village of Palmetto Bay.)

Family members an  friends of the late Kaely Marie Camacho, the 13- year-old student tragically killed in an Apr. 13 traffic accident, attended the July 18 Committee of the Whole (COW) meeting to show support for the Palmetto Bay Council’s consideration of co-designation of a village roadway in her memory.

Camacho, an eighth grade student at Southwood Middle School in Palmetto Bay, excelled in her studies and spent years as a dancer and cheerleader. Kaely was the second daughter of Angela and Kirk Camacho and sister to BreeAnn, Chris, Zack, Thomas and Bella Comacho. She is the step-daughter of Victoria Camacho and firefighter Tim Mungovan is her step-father.

Their appearance at the meeting was a somber and tearful moment for all present, according to Palmetto Bay Mayor Shelley Stanczyk, who is sponsoring a resolution in favor of the street co-designation at the request of Kaely’s mother.

“They all came to our meeting and showed a lot of support,” Stanczyk said. “They brought a lot of the Bronco cheerleaders and the neighborhood children, kids she had gone to school with, and it was a nice thing to do for the parents. They really appreciated it. We wanted to get a consensus to take it to the next regular meeting, where we can vote on it.”

Kaely was on her way to school when another car, illegally using the  South Miami-Dade Busway, plowed at high speed into their family car.

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3 Comments on "Family of Kaely Camacho attends village meeting"

  1. PalmettoBayWatch | August 18, 2012 at 6:17 pm | Reply

    Mayor Stanczyk still has not hit bottom. Nothing like pimping out a tragic death for political gain.

  2. Mackenzie Kram | November 21, 2012 at 9:27 pm | Reply

    That evil man who killed Kaely should be sent to jail for the rest of his life

  3. Mackenzie Kram | November 30, 2012 at 7:42 pm | Reply

    Not only should that evil man who killed Kaely Camacho go to jail for the rest of his life. The place that provided that evil, senseless man his alcohol should be sued. His other evil accomplis that let him drive that range rover at 100mph should also go to jail for the rest of his/her life.

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