A 31 year old woman identified as Quarpaesha Raquel Prather has been arrested after she caused a deadly car crash early Sunday morning in Polk County while driving under the influence.
Quarpaesha Prather who lives at Lakeland, FL was charged with DUI manslaughter and taken to the Polk County Jail.
She was born on August 27, 1991.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, two cars collided around 4:10 a.m. on State Route 440.
Troopers stated that Quarpaesha Prather crashed into the back of a vehicle that was in front of her, causing that car to overturn onto the south shoulder of the highway.
FHP said the driver of the other vehicle, a 36-year-old Winter Haven woman, was ejected during the crash. She died from her injuries.
A passenger in the car, a 44-year-old man from Mulberry, sustained minor injuries as a result.
Prather was not injured during the crash and was arrested for DUI mansalughter.
She was taken to the Polk County Jail, according to FHP.