$25,000 cash bond set for Terron Clayborn, charged in hit-and-run death of DPW worker

Terron Clayborn

MILWAUKEE -- Cash bond was set at $25,000 for Terron Clayborn in Milwaukee County intake court on Thursday morning, Feb. 21.

Clayborn is charged in the death of Bryan Rodriguez, a City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works employee killed on the job near 17th and Vine on Feb. 8. The charges include one count of hit-and-run involving death and one count of knowingly operating while suspended, causing death.

Terron Clayborn

Prosecutors said Rodriguez was filling potholes near 17th and Vine, when a vehicle slammed into him and the back of the DPW truck -- with Clayborn behind the wheel of that vehicle. Court documents showed Clayborn and a woman with him then fled the scene.

Crash involving Milwaukee DPW truck, car near 17th and Vine

Bryan Rodriguez

On Wednesday, Feb. 20, Paula Rodriguez, Bryan's widow, spoke exclusively with FOX6 News

"I'm just so overwhelmed by the generosity in the community. There are so many caring people out here that would do this for a stranger," said Paula Rodriguez.

Paula Rodriguez said her husband was a dedicated family man who did not deserve what happened to him.

"He was a great person. He was loved by a lot of people. He was a good man," said Paula Rodriguez.

Clayborn is set to be back in court on Feb. 28 for a preliminary hearing.