The driver of a GMC Envoy that crashed into a tree in Spencer last month, killing six people, was drunk at the time of the wreck.
A toxicology performed during the autopsy of 28-year-old Angela Dunlap showed the woman’s blood-alcohol content was between 0.13 and 0.14 when her SUV slammed into a tree near the intersection of 11th Street and South Rowan Street on the night of Jan. 18.
The vehicle was going 57 mph when the crash occurred.
Three adults and three children – most of whom weren’t wearing seatbelts according to police – died.
Dunlap, a Spencer resident, was killed. So were 25-year-old Sean Jacobs and 4-year-old Karizma Sexton, who shared the same Salisbury address; and 10-year-old Daja Cathcart and 45-year-old Vincent McNeal of Salisbury.
Taliah Williams, 8, died later that weekend at Brenners Children’s Hospital in Winston-Salem after being taken off life support.
Ten-year-old Charles Patrick slammed through a back window and landed on the street but survived with a busted lip.
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