Des Moines Police say a weekend traffic crash that killed a teenager involved a drunk driver.
The crash happened on Des Moines’ northwest side at 2 a.m. Saturday. Police say a car driven by Rose Dillard of Sacramento, California was turning into a gas station when it was struck by another car driven by 33-year-old Christopher Armstrong of Ankeny.
A passenger in Dillard’s car, 16-year-old Jordynn Chapman — also from Sacramento, California, died in the crash. Armstrong was arrested for OWI (first offense) and serious injury by motor vehicle – OWI related.
Additional criminal charges are pending, as police continue to investigate the crash.