Woman indicted on vehicular homicide, OVI charges for Dixie Hwy fatal crash

Woman indicted on vehicular homicide, OVI charges for Dixie Hwy fatal crash
Emily Bell

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - A Warren County grand jury indicted a woman on several charges connected to a fatal crash on Dixie Highway in Sept. 2018.

Police say a Honda Odyssey driven by Emily Bell, 34, went left of center, hitting a Kia Forte head-on. The passenger in the Kia, Betty Sandlin, 67, of Middletown, Ohio was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Warren County prosecutor said Bell was under the influence of meth, Oxycodone, and other drugs.

Bell was indicted on the following charges:

  • Aggravated vehicular homicide
  • Aggravated vehicular homicide
  • Aggravated possession of drugs
  • Operating a vehicle while under the influence of a listed controlled substance or a listed metabolite of a controlled substance
  • OVI under the influence of alcohol, a drug of abuse or a combination of them

She was convicted of drug possession in Montgomery County in April and is out on probation for that offense.

A warrant has been issued for her arrest on the fatal accident charges.

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