News: Police charge driver for fatal crash near Magnolia Park

November 1, 2023
News: Police charge driver for fatal crash near Magnolia Park

DES MOINES, IA - Authorities have arrested a man in connection with a fatal crash that happened at SE 8th St and Emma Ave on Thanksgiving, according to We Are Iowa.

An officer attempted to perform a traffic stop on a 46-year-old male driver when the driver sped off heading south on SE 8th St around 1:30 a.m. The driver failed to negotiate a curve and slammed into a ditch.

Rescue crews transported the driver and his 66-year-old female passenger to an area hospital, where the woman died.

Authorities arrested the driver and charged him with Homicide BY Vehicle - Eluding, Possession Of A Controlled Substance, Driving While License Suspended, Fraudulent Use of Registration, and No Insurance.

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