Fatal Crash and Arrest in Daviess County

Daviess County, IN - One woman is dead and another behind bars following a crash last night in Daviess County.

The Daviess County Sheriff's Office reports a call came in around 8:30pm of a vehicle submerged in West Boggs Lake. When deputies arrived on the scene, they noticed a woman still inside the vehicle.

They were able to pull her out of the passenger seat. Joyce Christmas of Loogootee was taken to the Daviess County Community Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

The driver, Heather Christmas of Loogootee, was also taken to the hospital. After treatment she was released and arrested by Daviess County deputies. The sheriff's department web page lists charges as DUI and negligent homicide.


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