WOONSOCKET – A 21-year-old city woman faces a charge of driving under the influence, death resulting, following a single-vehicle accident on Mendon Road early Monday.
Dakota McKenna of 233 North Main Street is charged in the death of Antonio Williams, 20, whose last address was listed as 232 Morin Heights, according Lt. Eugene Jalette, a police department spokesman.
Police arriving at the area of 1144 Mendon Road near Theresa Street at 1:46 a.m. found a 1997 Ford Taurus had struck a telephone pole at the location, Jalette said. Williams was pronounced dead at the scene.
McKenna was transported to Rhode Island Hospital for treatment of minor injuries and later released, Jalette said. The driver was found to have been operating the vehicle without a license and was cited for the driving violation along with the charge of driving under the influence death resulting, Jalette said.
McKenna was arraigned on the charges Monday in District Court, Providence.