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Grieving Kansas City husband hopes arrest is made soon in wife's death

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Abbas Alhashemi says the love of his life was killed in front of their daughter, who was just 4 years old at the time of the crash. Abbas Alhashemi says the love of his life was killed in front of their daughter, who was just 4 years old at the time of the crash.
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -

A grieving husband wants to see a rage filled driver who is charged with forcing his wife off the road in custody and off the streets. 

According to court records, a warrant has been issued for Juan L. Sanchez's arrest, but it has not been served. 

Abbas Alhashemi says the love of his life was killed in front of their daughter, who was just 4 years old at the time of the crash. He is thankful for charges, but wants to see an arrest. 

Shaymaa Saudi was killed when her vehicle crashed into a pole on St. John Road. Video surveillance captured the driver trying to run over Alhashemi before pulling a U-turn to chase after Alhashemi's wife and child. 

Alhashemi told KCTV5 he instructed his wife to drive away to a safe place, but says an angry driver had stopped in the middle of the road. He honked and after that, he says the man attacked his family.

"She is a mother of two," Alhashemi said. "She is a teacher. We were just driving on the street like anyone else."

Several witnesses told investigators Sanchez drove into lanes of traffic to pull a 'pit manuever' to force Alhashemi's wife off the road. 

Since the tragedy, Alhashemi has sold the home he shared with his wife. 

"Since we lost my wife, we have been having a very, hard difficult time," he said. "Just trying to get out of those sad memories around the home and to get my kids somewhere where they can stay away from the pain."

Their daughter was also seriously injured. 

Alhashemi said it surprises him that Sanchez is still out on the streets. 

Two witnesses follow the truck Sanchez was driving after the crash and called 911. They say he turned off his headlights, hit parked cars before parking the struck at a home. 

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