Central New York Native Killed By Drunk Driver After NFL Playoff Game
28-year-old Kelli Putnam is a native of Hubbardsville, NY. She was living in Charlotte, NC and her and her boyfriend had just attended the Carolina Panthers playoff game on Sunday, when tragedy struck. As they were walking down the street, Kelli was hit and killed by a drunk driver.
According to the local news station in Charlotte, WBTV,
Investigators say Gregory Alan Wheeling, 30, was driving an Audi on South Boulevard near Remount Road around 5 p.m. when 28-year-old Kelli Sue Putnam, who was walking along the sidewalk, stepped in front of the car and was hit.
The above video is a commercial that Putnam was featured in for the restaurant that she was working at down there called Mac's Speed Shop. The whole staff is absolutely devastated by the loss and so are her friends and family. This is just another unnecessary loss of life and a horrible example of why you should always have a plan and NEVER drink and drive. Prayer and thoughts go out to the family and loved ones of Kelli Sue Putnam.