ROSEBURG, Ore. -- The 51-year old woman who was killed in a car accident Saturday morning has been identified by police, while the man who allegedly hit her is sitting in jail facing homicide charges.
Police say Charlotte Ann Fields, 51, of Myrtle Creek, was killed when Nathan Howard Stuart, 22, of Roseburg, crossed the center lane of Diamond Lake Blvd. and struck her vehicle head on.
After being taken to Mercy and treated, police say a subsequent investigation led to Stuart's arrest on several charges stemming from the accident.
Stuart was taken to the Douglas County Jail and lodged on charges of criminally negligent homicide, second degree manslaughter and driving under the influence of a controlled substance.