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Arrest made in Bloomington crash that killed man, left 5-year-old critically injured

Charity D. Hall, 46, was arrested on charges including operating a vehicle while intoxicated and reckless homicide.

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Bloomington police arrested a woman involved in a crash that killed a man and critically injured a 5-year-old.

Charity D. Hall, 46, was arrested on charges including operating a vehicle while intoxicated and reckless homicide.

Hall is accused of driving through a stoplight at State Road 46 and the on-ramp for southbound I-69 on Aug. 6. Hall's vehicle hit a truck, which had a green turn arrow. The truck was driven by a 33-year-old man with a 5-year-old passenger. 

The man was rushed to the hospital, but he died from his injuries. The 5-year-old was flown to an Indianapolis hospital and is still in critical condition.

Hall was also taken to the hospital and then arrested the afternoon of Aug. 9 as she was being released.

The arrest was on the following charges:

  • Operating a Motor Vehicle While Intoxicated Causing Death, level 4 felony
  • Operating a Motor Vehicle While Intoxicated Causing Catastrophic Injury, level 4 felony
  • Reckless Homicide, level 5 felony
  • Battery Against a Public Safety Official, level 6 felony
  • Resisting Law Enforcement, class A misdemeanor

At the time of this article's publishing, Hall has yet to be formally charged by the prosecutor's office. Police said the investigation is still ongoing.

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