Press "Enter" to skip to content

Local woman indicted for vehicular manslaughter

Jamie Marie Curtis, 30, was indicted after allegedly causing a fatal car crash due to being in an uncontrolled hypoglycemic state. |
REXBURG – A Rexburg woman has been indicted by a grand jury on a felony charge of vehicular manslaughter.
Jamie Marie Curtis, 30, allegedly rear-ended Ryan Olson of Rigby, sending his car into a canal, which resulted in his death on May 17, 2021.
RELATED | Man killed in Rexburg crash identified; community rallies around family
According to the indictment, Curtis, “did, unlawfully, but without malice kill Ryan Olson…by operating a 2011 Honda Pilot at or near the intersection of North 2nd East and Moody Road at an excessive rate of speed and colliding into the back of Ryan Olson’s vehicle after she had entered into an uncontrolled hypoglycemic state.”
Court records show that Curtis was summoned to the Madison County Courthouse but was not booked into the jail.
RELATED | Family planning to honor young father killed in crash with special trip to Luke Bryan concert
Curtis was indicted on June 30, and is expected to appear in district court for her arraignment on July 26.
Though Curtis is charged with these crimes, it does not necessarily mean that she committed them. Everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty.
If convicted, Curtis could face up to 15 years in prison.
The post Local woman indicted for vehicular manslaughter appeared first on East Idaho News.

Be First to Comment

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

    %d bloggers like this: