Easley woman charged with death of unborn child

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — An Easley woman has been charged with felony driving under the influence resulting in death after an unborn child died in a wreck. The South Carolina Highway Patrol told local media outlets Monday that 23-year-old Ashley Michelle Bridges has also been charged with felony DUI resulting in great bodily injury. Lance Cpl. David Jones says Bridges was driving when she hit a car with a pregnant female passenger Friday night. The man driving the other car and the pregnant woman were taken to a hospital. Jones says the unborn child died from injuries in the wreck. It was not clear if Bridges have an attorney.

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