DUI Driver Keilah Coyle, 21, Hits Another Car Head-On in Middletown Crash
LAKE COUNTY, CA (March 15, 2021) – Authorities detained Keilah Coyle after a fatal DUI crash along Highway 29 near Middletown.
The Lake County Sheriff’s Office determined that the 21-year-old Novato woman was under the influence of alcohol when the wreck occurred on Saturday.
The incident began when Keilah Marie Coyle was driving a Ford F-250 south on Highway 29, approaching Bar X Road. At the same time, a GMC van was going north.
The California Highway Patrol said Keilah Coyle drifted over the solid double yellow lines of Highway 29. Her pick-up truck then hit the van head-on.
2 Killed in Car Collision on Highway 29
Firefighters along with the paramedics arrived and extricated the two occupants of the GMC from the wreckage. The two Clearlakes residents died at the scene.
Deputies identified the deceased passenger as 47-year-old Miguel Maciel Dominguez; and the driver as 53-year-old Cassandra Elaine Rolicheck.
CHP affirmed that Keilah Coyle survived with minor injuries following the crash. Authorities soon arrested and booked her into the Lake County Jail with a bail set at $2 million.
They arrested her for vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated with gross negligence and felony DUI and causing injury. They also charged her with felony DUI and causing injury with a blood alcohol content above 0.08 percent.
Meanwhile, records showed that Coyle was involved in a hit-and-run collision on Highway 101 in Sonoma County several hours prior to the tragic accident.
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