MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. -- Florida Highway Patrol charged a woman with driving under the influence in a 2015 fatal crash on U.S. Highway 19 north of Palm View Road.
Nancy R. Spurlock, 47, faces DUI manslaughter charges in the crash that killed Barbara J. Carvis, 51, and seriously injured three children on March 27, 2015.
FHP said that Spurlock lost control of her Dodge van and crossed the median into the northbound US-19 lanes and the oncoming path of a Carvis' S.U.V.
Carvis died at the scene of the crash while three children inside the S.U.V. were taken to All Children's Hospital for serious injuries. Spurlock was also seriously injured in the crash.
In addition to the DUI manslaughter charge, Spurlock also was charged with three counts of DUI with serious injury and reckless driving with serious injury.