Woman charged in crash that killed husband

March 18, 2009 9:42:04 AM PDT
Authorities charged a Durham woman with DWI for a crash that killed her husband.Teresa Vaughn, 49, is also charged with driving without a license, reckless driving and death by motor vehicle. The crash happened last Tuesday on Highway 751 -- about two miles north of Durham.

The Highway Patrol says Vaughn was driving too fast when she lost control of the vehicle and in rolled into a ditch. Her husband, 55-year-old Mark Vaughn, was killed.

Teresa Vaughn was ejected from the vehicle, and her husband, who was sitting in the back seat, was partially ejected. A second passenger, 26-year-old Sabrina Addison, was sitting in the front seat and was the only one wearing a seat belt.

Investigators say speeding was probably a factor in the crash.


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