A Sharpsburg woman has been indicted in a Feb. 4 crash that killed a 21-year-old Marietta High School alumna.
The Cobb County grand jury made its decision Thursday on Casey Taylor’s vehicular homicide charge, according to court documents.
Taylor was driving a Ford Explorer south on a suspended driver’s license when she ran a red light at South Cobb Drive and King Springs Road, hitting Kimberly Islas’ Honda Civic that was turning.
Taylor wasn’t able to keep her balance when talking to officers right after the crash, according to a warrant. She told cops she had taken four prescription pills 45 minutes before the crash.
Her license was suspended in 2000 for a DUI charge, police said. She had no insurance nor registration and was driving with a fake tag at the time of the crash.
Islas’ family previously told Channel 2 Action News that the young woman was attending Atlanta Technical College with plans of becoming a nurse.
“It’s just not fair,” aunt Jessicia Barron told Channel 2. “It’s not fair. It happens to people who are trying to be on a good path.”
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