Samie McBride- suspect in fatal accident that killed New Castle couple in July

Samie McBride- suspect in fatal accident that killed New Castle couple in July

Police say the woman accused of causing a fatal accident that killed a New Castle couple has been arrested and charged in connection to the crash.  

Samie McBride, 67, faces two counts of reckless homicide, which is a Class C felony.  McBride was recently released from Methodist Hospital Wednesday, where she was taken after the crash on July 19.  

According to police, McBride crashed into Jason and Stacy Sweigart’s car at the intersection of Indiana 3 and Trojan Way in New Castle, Ind. around 8:45 pm.  Witnesses on the scene told police McBride was speeding and running stop lights before she hit the couple’s car from behind.

The Sweigarts leave behind a 6-year-old son.