Kennesaw State University student Shaneisa Newsome arrested and charged with vehicular homicide for her role in DUI crash that claimed life of Kimberly Johnson of Macon, Ga.
Drinking and driving just don’t mix. Cobb county (Ga.) police arrested and charged Shaneisa Newsome, a 21-year old student at Kennesaw State University for her role in a DUI crash early Sunday morning. Newsome was reportedly driving eastbound on Barrett Parkway when she lost control of her vehicle, left the right side of the roadway and struck several trees.
Kimberly Johnson, 21, of Macon, was a passenger in the vehicle and was killed in the accident, police said. Police said Michelle Jackson, 21, of Waverly Hall, was in the front seat and a rear seat passenger, Lauren Prewit, 22, of Kennesaw, were taken to Wellstar Kennestone Hospital with complaints of injuriesd.
Police said Newsome, who was sent to the hospital with complaints of injuries, was charged with first-degree vehicular homicide and driving under the influence of alcohol. She has since been processed through the Cobb County Adult Detention Center. When will offenders learn that driving under the influence is a serious threat to other motorists and, in some cases, to pedestrians.