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Drunk driving suspected in deadly crash

2 years 6 months 2 days ago November 24, 2014 Nov 24, 2014 Monday, November 24 2014 November 24, 2014 8:04 AM in News
Source: Louisiana State Police
By: Hunter Robinson

HAMMOND - State Police believe a woman was driving drunk when she crashed Sunday night, killing her father.

Amber Hoyt, 22, ran off the side of La. 1064, drove down an enbankment and hit her tree. Police say Douglas Hoyt, 45, wasn't wearing his seat belt and died from injuries sustained in the accident.

Investigators believe Amber Hoyt was driving under the influence, but are awaiting the results of a toxicology report. She will be charged with Careless Operation of a Motor Vehicle, DWI, and Vehicular Homicide when she's released from the hospital.

 

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