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Rebecca Starling, 32, killed in collision with driver Samantha Dennis, 36, fleeing checkpoint on Route 58 near Coeburn, Virginia
Police say 36-year-old Samantha Dennis of Coeburn was driving a sport-utility that abruptly stopped after arriving at a DUI checkpoint. Police say she made a U-turn and headed west in the eastbound lane before colliding head-on with another car.
Wise County Commonwealth's Attorney Chuck Slemp tells local media Samantha R. Dennis of Coeburn in southwest Virginia is charged with felony murder and felony eluding after the crash Friday.