FRANKFORT, Ind. — U.S. Marshals arrested Kiera Williams, who’s charged with driving drunk early Dec. 31 and inflicting the crash that killed Lafayette firefighter Troy Trent.
U.S. Marshals arrested Williams, 24, in a Chicago suburb, Clinton County Sheriff’s Workplace said in a information launch posted on its Fb web page. She was a fugitive on prices of driving whereas intoxicated inflicting demise and driving whereas her license was suspended.
Costs had been filed Jan. 26, and a warrant for Williams’ arrest was issued Jan. 27, in accordance with on-line courtroom information.
About 6 a.m. Dec. 31, Williams was westbound on Indiana 26 close to Clinton County Street 1000 West when she tried to cross one other automobile. Her automobile slammed head-on into Trent’s eastbound automobile.
Trent died on the scene.
Williams and her passenger, Quincy Smith, 25, of Lafayette, had been each transported to IU Well being Arnett, in accordance with police statements on the time of the crash. Williams was later transported to an Indianapolis hospital.
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