Aggravated DUI



In Franklin County, a woman accused of causing a fatal car wreck while drunk will start her trial in September.
 
Twenty-nine-year-old Melissa Beasley of Benton is charged with two counts of aggravated driving under the influence resulting in a death, as well as two counts of causing great bodily harm.
 
Authorities allege Beasley was driving drunk when her car crashed in April near Benton, killing 24-year-old Kelley Dewitt of Benton. Another passenger was injured.
 
Beasley has pleaded not guilty and her trial is scheduled to begin Sept. 10.
 
She remains jailed in Franklin County on $100,000 bond.

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