A woman has been arrested for driving under the influence after a car accident that killed another individual, according to news releases. Nevada authorities have detained and charged the suspected woman with drunk driving resulting in death as well as several other charges. She was later released on her own recognizance and is awaiting a trial date.
According to the accident report, around 4:00 a.m. the morning of Sept. 24, Nye County Sheriff's officers responded to reports of a car accident. Upon arriving at the crash site, deputies determined two vehicles had been involved. The driver of the second vehicle was airlifted to a local hospital, while the passenger in that vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene.