Woman Jailed on Manslaughter Charges

Taylor LyndaGRANTS PASS, Ore.– A woman accused of driving drunk and causing a fatal accident is now behind bars.

Grants Pass Police said Linda Taylor crashed into 80 year old Jerry Barrett last month while driving on North River Road. Barrett died later that night at the hospital. Police said her passenger, Joe Campos, was pronounced dead at the scene. Taylor was arrested on Tuesday.

Police said evidence shows she was driving under the influence of intoxicants. Taylor is currently in the Jackson County Jail on charges of manslaughter, driving under the influence, and reckless driving.

The Grand Jury is expected to hear the case on Thursday.