PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) — A woman was charged with DUI manslaughter after her passenger died after she drove off the road on southbound I-275 and crashed into a tree on Saturday.
The 48-year-old passenger died at the scene of the crash, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
The driver, 36-year-old Sara Elizabeth Murphy, was driving under the influence and on a suspended license.
FHP troopers arrested Murphy and charged her with DUI manslaughter and driving with a suspended license involving death.
She is being held at the Pinellas County Jail.