- Associated Press - Wednesday, November 9, 2016

VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) - A Westville woman faces felony charges after being accused of drunken driving and causing an accident that resulted in the death of a passenger on a motorcycle.

The (Northwest Indiana) Times (https://bit.ly/2eLVvHS ) reports 24-year-old Rachel Dover is charged with two different counts of drunken driving resulting in a death and two different counts of drunken driving causing serious bodily injury. She’s also charged with misdemeanor drunken driving.

Dover told authorities she didn’t see a motorcycle that struck her vehicle Saturday. Police say they used a portable breath test and found Dover had a blood alcohol content of 0.23 percent.

Police say 55-year-old Nanette Howard was airlifted to an Illinois hospital and later died. The driver of the motorcycle suffered serious injuries.

It wasn’t immediately clear if Dover has an attorney.


Information from: The Times, https://www.nwitimes.com

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