Zavalla woman accused of driving intoxicated with 3 child passengers

Karen Carter (Source: Angelina County Jail)
Karen Carter (Source: Angelina County Jail)

ANGELINA COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - DPS troopers arrested a Zavalla woman accused of getting in a vehicle accident while driving intoxicated with three child passengers Thursday morning.

Karen Carter, 51, is charged with state-jail felony DWI with a child passenger.

According to DPS, troopers responded to a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of US 69 South and Loop 287 at 11:12 a.m. Carter was the driver of a 2002 Lexus involved in the crash and appeared intoxicated, according to the report.

Carter did poorly on the tests and was arrested, according to DPS.

She had a three-year-old girl and two boys aged 8 and 11. They were released to a family member.

Bail for Carter had not been set as of 9:45 a.m. Friday.

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