Kokomo Fatal Accident Saturday Night Involving DUI Driver
by Sammy Edmonds
posted Feb 26 2014 10:30AM
Kokomo Police are investigating a fatal car accident Saturday night that involved an apparent drunk driver who was prevented from leaving the scene by witnesses.
Police say an S-U-V driven by 21-year old Char’Dae Avery of Kokomo disregarded a stop sign and struck a car driven by 37-year old Matthew Fouch of Kokomo. Fouch died later that evening at St. Joseph’s Hospital.
Witnesses say Avery was not injured, but tried to leave the scene following the accident. She was stopped by witnesses and held there until police arrived.
Avery now faces numerous charges including Driving While Intoxicated, Attempting to Leave the Scene of an Accident Resulting in Death and other offenses.