Driver Allegedly kills his passeger in Soddy Daisy

Reported by: Erik Avanier
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Updated: 5/26/2013 9:10 pm
SODDY DAISY, Tennessee(WDEF) - The Memorial holiday weekend has ended tragically for one person who was killed by an apparent DUI driver.

Authorities have arrested Lucas Rippy, 41, for the death of his passenger who was identified as Samantha Ownby, 46.
According to investigators, the two were traveling east on Thrasher Pike when their car went of the road.
Ownby was ejected from the vehicle and taken to the hospital where she later died.
Rippy is now facing a Vehicular Homicide by DUI charge and his bond was set at a half million dollars.

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