Texas woman pleads not guilty in fatal Davenport crash

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Lauria Kelly. Image from Scott County Jail

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — A Texas woman has pleaded not guilty in the death of a woman in a downtown Davenport crash.

The Quad-City Times reports Lauria Lee Kelly, of Alvarado, Texas, pleaded not guilty Thursday, March 2, 2017 to one count of homicide by vehicle-reckless driving.

Kelly was arrested after a Jan. 30 crash in which a pickup truck she was driving hit a car driven by 53-year-old Cynthia Elaine Jones, of Davenport. Both vehicles then slammed into another car.

Jones died of her injuries.

The 57-year-old Kelly will return to court March 31, and her trial is set for April 10. The charge is punishable by up to 10 years in prison.

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