Chandler Woman Charged in Drunk Driving Crash in Court Today

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Update

Bridget Lafferty’s arraignment has been rescheduled to March 20 at 9 a.m.

Original Story

A Chandler woman charged in a deadly drunk-driving crash is due in court today.

Bridget Lafferty, 18, faces charges of reckless homicide, causing death while operating a vehicle with marijuana in the blood, and causing death when operating a vehicle with an ACE of .08 or more.

Authorities say she was intoxicated when she was driving on State Road 62 and rear-ended 34-year-old Jesse Lechner last October.

Lechner was killed in the crash.

Lafferty is currently out on bond.

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