A 19-year-old woman accused of causing a vehicle collision that killed two people Tuesday had a blood alcohol level of 0.267, more than three times the legal limit of 0.08, according to Henderson police.
Anita F. Mann was given a Breathalyzer test at the scene of the 11:40 a.m. crash after officers found she was unable to perform any of the field sobriety tests.
Police also conducted three separate blood draws, according to her arrest report.
Mann is accused of slamming her car into the back of a Hyundai Santa Fe, sending the sport utility vehicle spinning and rolling into the desert off Horizon Ridge Parkway at Shaded Canyon Drive, near Gibson Road.
The passenger in the Hyundai, 65-year-old Karen E. Hicks of Henderson, was thrown from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene, according to the arrest report.
The driver of the Hyundai, 65-year-old Louis J. Madden of Henderson, was extricated from the vehicle, but also was pronounced dead at the scene. Police gave incorrect ages for victims in their initial news release on the crash.
Mann was treated at the scene for minor injuries.
When officers talked to her, they noticed a strong odor of an "unknown intoxicant" on her breath, her arrest report states. She was slurring her speech, and her eyes were bloodshot and watery.
"She stated that she had been drinking, stating that she was drunk and should be taken to jail," the report states.
Mann was followed to the crash scene by a motorist who claimed to have been struck by her about two miles away, at the intersection of Horizon Ridge Parkway and Stephanie Street.
The driver of that vehicle, a Toyota Rav4, was stopped at the intersection when Mann rear-ended his vehicle, according to the arrest report. The driver called police and said Mann appeared to be falling asleep at the wheel.
The driver pulled over to stop, but Mann drove away. He followed her as she continued driving east on Horizon Ridge. She was driving erratically and repeatedly struck the raised median with the driver's side tires, he told investigators.
Mann is a Nevada Army National Guard soldier in the 100th Quartermaster Company, which specializes in water purification. She works as a supply clerk.
She is being held at the Henderson Detention Center on two counts of driving under the influence resulting in death, failing to report an accident to police and leaving the scene of an accident.
Review-Journal writer Keith Rogers contributed to this report. Contact reporter Lawrence Mower at firstname.lastname@example.org or 702-383-0440.