Escambia Woman Arrested In Miami For DUI Manslaughter In 2023 Davis Highway Crash

May 15, 2024

A 22-year-old Escambia County woman has been arrested in Miami in connection with a fatal crash last December in Escambia County.

Jasmine Tashawri West was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Service. She will extradited to Escambia County to face charges of DUI manslaughter, vehicular homicide, two counts of DUI with injuries, reckless driving causing serious bodily injury, driving with no license causing death, and driving with no license causing serious bodily injury.

The crash occurred about 2 p.m. on December 30, 2023.

The Florida Highway Patrol said West was travelling south on Davis Highway when her pickup truck entered the northbound lanes and collided head-on with a vehicle occupied by four people.

The driver, a 45-year-old Pace man, was killed in the crash, while a 43-year-old Pace woman suffered critical injuries. Two Pace girls, ages 14 and 12, suffered minor injuries.

During the investigation, Traffic Homicide Investigators discovered West was under the influence at the time of the crash,” FHP states in a release Tuesday afternoon. “Following the securement of the warrant for DUI Manslaughter, attempts to locate West in Pensacola were met with negative results. While working with the US Marshals, it was discovered that West absconded to Miami.


3 Responses to “Escambia Woman Arrested In Miami For DUI Manslaughter In 2023 Davis Highway Crash”

  1. T.B. on May 19th, 2024 9:58 am

    Why was she not arrested at the scene of the accident?

  2. Bill T on May 15th, 2024 9:30 am

    When you are convicted and go to prison you will meet others that have committed the same crime and you can become friends in prison !! Get to know them and others because you will be living with them for a long long time

  3. Roger on May 15th, 2024 8:26 am

    Mrs Morlocks,,, Nothing can turn back time. But if it did I am sure you would ignore what was done and blame others . Your feast is over and a prison cell is your return.

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