A woman was killed in an accident involving a suspected drunk driver in Hutchins on Sept. 21. The woman had pulled over onto the shoulder of the road and had turned on the vehicle's emergency flashers prior to the crash.
According to police, the fatal car accident took place around 4:30 a.m. in the southbound lanes of Interstate 45. A truck that was being driven by a 24-year-old man slammed into the rear of the woman's vehicle. The truck had veered from its lane into the shoulder just before the crash.