California: Olivia J. Hawkins-Kepney of Los Banos said she was swerving on purpose when killing Brannae Martin; charged with DUI on marijuana

Merced County Sheriff

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01/07/2016 01:04 AM
Global Subject Number: 95683
Date of Birth: 06/06/1996
Height: 5′ 6″
Weight: 141.0 lbs
Address: LOS BANOS, CA
Kepeny, Olivia
 Booking Number  Booking Date/Time  Release Date/Time  Prisoner Type  Housing Facility  Total Bond Amount  Total Bail Amount
2016-00000181 1/7/2016 12:32:22 AM 1/11/2016 7:56:35 PM FELONY PRE-TRIAL $0.00 $0.00

From Merced Sun-Star

01/12/2016 — A Los Banos teenager was jailed Wednesday after investigators said she was swerving her vehicle “on purpose” while high on marijuana when the car overturned and her passenger was ejected and killed.

The victim, Brannae Martin, 21, of Dos Palos, was ejected from a 1996 Geo Tracker and died. The driver, 19-year-old Olivia J. Hawkins-Kepney of Los Banos, was arrested, Officer Lance Velez said.

The crash was reported around 3:45 p.m. on Highway 165, south of the San Joaquin River.

Investigators said Hawkins-Kepney was driving south on the highway at around 55 mph when she started “swerving from side to the side of the road on purpose and lost control of the vehicle.”  Read more here: