Georgetown, GA woman arrested for contributing to death of her child in traffic accident

Updated: Apr. 25, 2019 at 5:07 PM EDT
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GEORGETOWN, GA (WTVM) - A Georgetown woman as arrested Thursday for contributing to the death of her child in a vehicle accident.

The accident happened January 11, 2019 on Eufaula Avenue near Meadow Drive in Eufaula. Four-year-old Josie Chrystler was the passenger in a 2011 Toyota Camry that ran in to the back of an 18-wheeler.

Josie died from her injuries Saturday, January 19 at the children’s hospital in Birmingham.

Tresia Lynn Chrystler, 44, was arrested based on the findings of the investigation by the Traffic Homicide Unit. She is charged with the following:

  • Manslaughter
  • Driving under the influence
  • Unlawful possession of a controlled substance
  • Possession of marijuana
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia

Chrystler is in the Eufaula City Jail awaiting a bond hearing.

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