GREENVILLE — At one person was killed at a road mishap which happened last Wednesday. Police reported that a woman from died Wednesday afternoon due to injury sustained during a single-vehicle accident hours earlier west of Greenville.
Maj. Jeff Topping with the Floyd County Sheriff’s Department identified the fatality as Ashleigh DeJohnette, age 27. She was pronounced dead about 2 o’clock p.m. after she was transported to the University of Louisville Hospital for internal injuries.
Topping also added the results of a toxicology test made on DeJohnette showed a blood alcohol concentration of .25. The amount was three times more than the allowable legal limit for motorists.
DeJohnette was the operator of a 2001 minivan when the accident occurred. For unknown reasons, her vehicle left the road and crash into a tree.
Both driver, DeJohnette and passenger, identified as Sunny Davis, age 28, resident of Palmyra, were traveling southward along Ind. 335 when the vehicle malfunctioned and crashed, about 500 yards north of Ind. 150.
Topping said reported that the minivan was registered under Davis as the owner. He was immediately airlifted to University of Louisville air ambulance for head injuries. Toxicology reported that the driver had three times over legal limit
Current condition of both victims was not given out to the press. Topping confirmed that several alcoholic beverages were found at the crash scene.
Topping added that driver DeJohnette was a new resident of Louisville; she relocated from Galt Street, New Albany.
Investigation is ongoing although authorities believed that the accident was alcohol-related. The did not confirm if the victims were wearing seat belts or any reason for the car to malfunction.
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Source: News and Tribune Com