Suspected drunk driver indicted in fatal wreck

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A woman accused of being drunk while driving during a fatal crash has been indicted by a Smith County Grand Jury.

According to Smith County officials, Chasity Khan, 32, of Tyler, was indicted on May 12 on one count of intoxication manslaughter, stemming from a deadly wreck on December 1, 2015.

Khan was later arrested on April 16 by Tyler Police and she remains in jail on a $100,000 bond.

In the crash, an SUV drove off County Road 2120 and hit several trees. A passenger identified as Jason David Cook, 37, died at the scene.

Police suspected alcohol was a factor in the wreck.

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