Woman killed in Essex crash, driver arrested for DUI

ESSEX, Vt. (WCAX) An Essex man is behind bars for allegedly drinking and driving and causing a deadly collision.

It happened Thursday at about 9:50 p.m. on Susie Wilson Road in Essex at the entrance of Lowe's.

Essex Police say Riley Watkins, 25, of Essex, was under the influence of alcohol and arrested.

Watkins' passenger, Emma Press, 24, of South Burlington, died at the hospital.

Watkins faces a slew of charges including DUI with Death Resulting.