Montgomery Woman Charged with Manslaughter in Fatal Crash

fatal-wreck98.jpgAuthorities say an Alabama woman accused of causing a single-vehicle crash that claimed the life of her passenger has been arrested.

Alabama state troopers say that 47-year-old Charla Jeanette Farmer of Montgomery is charged with manslaughter in the death of Pamela Johnson of Midway, Georgia, on Friday afternoon. Troopers say the 47-year-old Johnson was killed when the Jeep Wrangler she was riding in ran off the roadway and struck a tree.

Troopers say the preliminary investigation indicates that alcohol and speed may have been contributing factors in the crash. The accident occurred one mile west of the Pike and Crenshaw county line.

Johnson was pronounced dead at the scene.

Farmer was taken to the Crenshaw County Jail with no bond. It’s not clear if she has an attorney.

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