Grand Jury Indicts Woman in Deadly OUI Crash

A Massachusetts woman has been indicted in connection with a car crash that killed a nurse while she was jogging, officials announced Thursday.

A Plymouth County grand jury returned the indictments agsint Kathleen Vitello of Hanson. She's been charged with motor vehicle manslaughter and motor vehicle homicide by operation under the influence.

Authorities say Vitello was driving under the influence of methadone and Xanax a few days before Christmas in 2015 when she struck 32-year-old Amanda Turner Russell of Hanover, snapping a utility pole in the crash.

Turner Russell, a nurse at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, was taken to Brockton Hospital and then to a Boston hospital, where she died several days later.

Vitello, who was also injured in the crash, is currently being held on $50,000 bail and will be arraigned at Brockton Superior Court on a different day.

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