Police: Impaired driver kills woman asleep in her bedroom
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say a woman asleep in her home has been killed after an impaired driver crashed into her bedroom.
Huntsville police said 53-year-old Anthony Wu was charged with manslaughter after the crash around 11:30 p.m. Saturday killed 48-year-old Joy Vaughn.
Police told media outlets Wu’s pickup truck ran off the left side of the road, hit a parked car, then crashed into Vaughn’s Huntsville home.
Authorities say Wu appeared to be impaired by either drugs or alcohol. Police obtained a search warrant for a blood sample.
Wu was taken to the hospital with injuries that weren’t life threatening. It wasn’t known if he had an attorney.