Habitually Inebriated, Erratic Driving Woman Arrested Again For DUI - Previously Involved In Deadly

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – A St. Augustine woman who was once involved in a crash that investigators said took the life of her passenger has been arrested and is facing a charge of DUI.

Deputies said Jamie Klapatch, 30, was booked into jail early Monday after she nearly collapsed when she was asked to step out of her car. Klapatch was previously convicted of leaving the scene of a crash that occurred in Jacksonville back in 2007.

According to a police report, after she left the scene of a crash in 2007, she crashed into another vehicle.

Investigators said her passenger, 17-year-old Haley Moore, died.

In the most recent police report, deputies said they spotted Klapatch driving down Anastasia Boulevard late at night. Her car was traveling at 54 mph in a 30 mph zone. Deputies said her car was serving, and nearly hit a wall. She was arrested on suspicion of DUI after deputies said she failed a sobriety test.

[FULL STORY: News 4 Jax]

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