Woman charged for hitting teenager while drunk driving

Woman charged for hitting teenager while drunk driving

Island Lake RCMP responded to a young woman being hit by a vehicle in St. Theresa Point, Manitoba on July 19.

An intoxicated woman driving southbound on the main road hit a 13-year-old girl walking northbound near the Nursing Station. 

The teenager was seriously injured and taken to hospital in Winnipeg, but a day later she succumbed to her injuries.

The 35-year-old woman, Paula Wood is charged with impaired operation causing death. She was remanded in custody. 

A 32-year-old man was a passenger in the vehicle and did not suffer any injuries.

Published at Fri, 20 Jul 2018 14:49:43 -0400