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Bridgewater woman facing drunken driving charges

STOUGHTON – A Bridgewater woman is scheduled to face a judge to answer charges in connection with a fatal car crash.

State police say 48-year-old Patricia Neville-Colp is slated to be arraigned Monday in Stoughton District Court on drunken driving and motor vehicle homicide charges.

Police allege Neville-Colp had been drinking and smoking marijuana before a crash just after 11 p.m. on Saturday on Route 24 south.

Police say her Jeep Cherokee side-swiped a Kia Sportage. A passenger in the Kia, 57-year-old Maureen O’Brien Ellis of Easton, was ejected and pronounced dead at the scene The driver of the Kia, as well as another passenger, were hospitalized.

A responding trooper says Neville-Colp tried to drive away after the accident.

It was not clear if she had a lawyer.

Source:  boston.com