Alabama woman accused of driving under influence, causing deadly Pensacola collision

Source: Escambia County Jail log

An Alabama woman has been charged in a deadly Pensacola collision.

The collision happened on November 7, 2017, just before 2 a.m.

According to the incident report, Katy Colvin crossed the center line of Michigan Avenue near West Shore Drive and slammed head-on into a Sedan driven by 21-year-old John Paul White.

According to state troopers at the collision, Colvin had watery, glassy eyes, slurred speech, and a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from her breath.

White and Colvin were rushed by ambulance to an area hospital. White was listed in critical condition and Colvin was listed as suffering from serious injuries.

Seven days after the initial collision, White died from his injuries. FHP said an autopsy was conducted on White, which stated his manner of death as an "accident" and the cause of death was determined to be "blunt impact of head."

A blood test showed Colvin's blood alcohol level was more than twice the legal limit.

Colvin was arrested on Sunday. She has been charged with driving under the influence causing a death and is being held at the Escambia County Jail on a $25,000 bond.

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