PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A Rhode Island woman accused of driving drunk and fatally striking a pedestrian has been held on $20,000 bail.
A judge at Leslie Morales’ arraignment Tuesday ordered the South Kingstown woman not to drive if she makes bail. Morales didn’t enter pleas to DUI with death resulting, leaving the scene of an accident and other charges.
Police say Morales was behind the wheel of the vehicle that hit 75-year-old Mary Kemp, of Wakefield, on Monday in South Kingstown. Authorities say several calls had been received about an erratic operator driving in the area.
Kemp was pronounced dead at an area hospital.
Police say Morales’ car was found about 100 feet into a wooded area with Morales and another passenger partially trapped inside.
Court records don’t list an attorney for Morales.