Salyer teen arrested for manslaughter in alleged drunk driving crash

The following is a California Highway Patrol press release: 

On January 15, 2022 at approximately 2:53 P.M eighteen year old Keiahna F. Moody of Salyer was driving her 2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser northbound on Pine Creek Road at Moon Lane at approximately 55 MPH, when she was involved in a solo vehicle traffic crash.

Due to Moody’s level of drug impairment, she turned her vehicle across the southbound lane of traffic and onto the west shoulder of Pine Creek Road. The Chrysler went into a ditch and overturned, coming to rest blocking Pine Creek Road.

An 18 year old unrestrained passenger, 18 year old Carlie Kelley of Hoopa, was ejected from the Chrysler.

Despite life saving efforts and medical aid, the Ms. Kelley died at the scene. Moody was arrested for Felony DUI of drugs and gross vehicular manslaughter.

The following agencies responded to assist: Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office, Hoopa Tribal Police Department, Hoopa Volunteer Fire Department and Hoopa Ambulance. The CHP is continuing to investigate this collision and asks anyone with information to contact the Humboldt Area CHP Office at 707-822-5981.

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