Woman Driving Wrong Way on I-70 Charged

A woman accused of driving drunk the wrong direction on I-70 earlier this week is now officially charged with manslaughter.

Shawnee County D.A. Chad Taylor today filed one count of involuntary manslaughter while driving under the influence of alcohol against 38-year old Evelyn Brooks.

Topeka police say brooks was driving eastbound in the westbound lanes of I-70 near Gage Blvd. late sunday.

She collided head-on with a car driven by 27-year old Cara Jackson in which Jackson was killed.


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