Police today charged a west side woman with intoxication manslaughter after she ran down a couple that was walking down Ray Ellison Blvd, 1200 WOAI news reports.
Police say Serina Sanchez, 24, of the 800 block of Park Bend, is also charged with possession of a controlled substance, and is held on bonds totaling more than $50,000.
Detectives say Sanchez was at the wheel of a Toyota Corolla which, for some reason, crossed the painted lane divider on Ray Ellison and slammed into Charles White, 47, and his 36 year old wife Priscilla White, both of the 400 bloc k of Golden Walk.
Both were rushed to the hospital, where Charles died. Priscilla remains hospitalized.
Police say after running down the pair, Sanchez' car then swerved back into the northbound lane and ran off the road.