UPDATE (March 26, 2021)– Sara Storey pleaded guilty to causing death when operating a motor vehicle with an ACE of .08 or more and a second charge was dismissed. She was sentenced to 10 years, three of which were suspended. Her first six years will be spend at the Department of Correction and the final year will be on community corrections.
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — A woman faces charges in connection with a deadly crash on the southeast side of Indianapolis in September.
Court documents filed by the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office show Sara L. Storey, 39, faces two counts operating a vehicle while intoxicated causing death.
Around 8 p.m. Thursday, September 26, police responded to the scene of a crash at the intersection of Shelbyville Road and Five Points Road involving an SUV and a motorcycle.
The documents show that Storey was driving the SUV, failed to stop at a stop sign and struck the motorcyclist.
Police found the motorcyclist unresponsive and was pronounced dead at the scene by Indianapolis EMS.
The Marion County Coroner has confirmed the identity of the motorcyclist as Isaac Oldham, 18.
Storey remained at the scene and submitted to multiple field sobriety tests and later a blood alcohol test, according to court documents.
Toxicology reports showed her blood alcohol concentration was .175%.
IMPD arrested Storey and she was formally charged by prosecutors October 1.