Woman charged with DUI manslaughter after fatal crash in Washington County

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WASHINGTON COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG) -- A Vernon woman has been charged with DUI manslaughter after a fatal crash in Washington County Wednesday.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Terri Sheffield, 25, was driving a Ford F250 southbound on State Road 79 when she traveled onto the west shoulder. The truck went off the road, hit an embankment, and turned over.

There were two small children in the vehicle at the time of the crash, one sustaining fatal injuries.

The FHP determined that the incident was alcohol related and charged Sheffield with DUI manslaughter.

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