orangeleader.com (Orange, Texas)

October 8, 2012

Orange resident charged in fatal crash


Associated Press

VINTON, La. — Calcasieu Parish sheriff's deputies have booked a 23-year-old Texas woman with vehicular homicide and DWI following a traffic fatality in Vinton.

Commander James McGee tells the American Press (http://bit.ly/cseYHv ) deputies responded to the single-vehicle crash at around 4:15 a.m. Sunday.

McGee says deputies spoke with the driver, Devon D. Courmier, of Orange, Texas, and they detected a strong odor of alcohol

He says Courmier and her passenger, 24-year-old David Kurdupski, Vidor, Texas, were transported to a local hospital, where Kurdupski died as a result of his injuries.

It was unclear whether Courmier had an attorney.