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A woman was arrested and charged with vehicular homicide in relation to a fatal September car crash in Davenport

Davenport, IA – According to the police officials, her name is Jasmin A. Matthews and she allegedly lost control of her car.

The 26-year-old woman was traveling east on River Drive on Sept. 7. Matthews crossed the yellow line and hit a truck near Forest Road.

The adult passenger of the truck died at the scene and two children were seriously injured.

Vehicular homicide is a class B felony punishable by up to 25 years in prison. The suspect has also been charged with two counts of child endangerment, a felony, along with two counts of child restraint devices, driving the wrong way on a one-way road, no insurance and OWI first offense, all misdemeanors. 

Matthews is currently being held in the Scott County Jail.

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