Woman sentenced to 5 years for fatal drunk driving crash

Latonya Colbert, 39 (Source: HCSO)
Latonya Colbert, 39 (Source: HCSO)

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - A 39-year-old woman will spend five years in jail following a fatal drunk-driving crash in February.

Latonya Colbert pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated vehicular homicide following an accident that killed 57-year-old Tony Smith on February 13, 2013.

Police say Colbert was driving a Chevrolet Impala westbound on the Hopple Street viaduct towards Western Northern Blvd. when the accident happened. She reportedly went left of center and hit Smith head-on in a gray Kia Spectra.

Smith was taken to the hospital, where he died. Police say alcohol was a factor in the crash.

Colbert was sentence on Tuesday.

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