Carolyn Allen Dead, James Boswell Detained for DUI Following Pedestrian Crash on Butterfield Road Near Caletta Avenue
SAN ANSELMO, CA (May 3, 2019) – A 72-year-old woman died during Wednesday’s DUI pedestrian crash on Butterfield Road near Caletta Avenue.
According to reports, 30-year-old James Boswell faces charges of DUI causing injury after fatally striking a woman and her two dogs.
Carolyn Marie Allen died at Marin General Hospital where paramedics transported her following the collision.
The incident befell Saturday in the 300 block of Butterfield Road near Caletta Avenue. The 72-year-old and her two dogs – a poodle named Danny and a terrier named Riley – were hit in a marked crosswalk.
According to Chief Deputy Coroner Roger Fielding, crews found Allen unconscious and unresponsive before bringing her to Marin General Hospital.
Per reports, one of the dogs died at the scene while officials transported the other to Marin Humane Society.
Boswell faces a prison sentence on a murder charge after being convicted of DUI in Los Angeles back in 2014. Central Marin police arrested him after the crash and booked him into the Marin County Jail on suspicion of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and other charges.
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