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Woman visiting jail is arrested for fatal 2012 DUI

Carissa McCary was arrested Friday after showing up at the Jackson County jail to visit someone. (Photo source: Jackson Co. Sheriff's Dept.) Carissa McCary was arrested Friday after showing up at the Jackson County jail to visit someone. (Photo source: Jackson Co. Sheriff's Dept.)
JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) -

A woman indicted in a 2012 DUI accident that killed a four-year-old child is now in jail.

Carissa McCary was arrested Friday after showing up at the Jackson County jail to visit someone.  After checking her ID, jailers learned there was a warrant for her arrest on four DUI charges, as well as a probation violation.

According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, McCary was under the influence of an intoxicating substance when her vehicle crossed into the opposite lane hitting a pickup carrying a family of four. Darren Gaspard, Jr, 4, was killed. Eight-month-old William Gaspard and his father were both injured. McCary's daughter was with her and was also injured. 

The accident happened in November 2012 accident on Highway 614 in Hurley. The indictment against her was released this week.   

At the time of the accident, McCary was on probation for possession of drug precursors. 

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