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Eminence woman charged with murder after fatal crash in Henry County, Kentucky

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Alora Davila (Source: Carroll County Detention Center) Alora Davila (Source: Carroll County Detention Center)

LOUISVILLE, Ky, (WDRB) -- Police say an Eminence, Kentucky, woman has been charged with murder after a fatal crash in Henry County Wednesday afternoon.

According to Kentucky State Police Trooper Josh Lawson, the crash took place at around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, in the 1900 block of Lake Jericho Road, near Bates Lane, in Smithfield, Kentucky.

Police say a vehicle driven by 27-year-old Alora Davila crossed the centerline and hit another vehicle head-on. That vehicle was being driven by 34-year-old Eric Payton of Louisville.

Payton was not wearing his seat belt at the time of the crash. He was pronounced dead at the scene by the Henry County Coroner.

Lawson said Davila was arrested. She's charged with murder, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, possession of an open alcoholic beverage container in a motor vehicle and failure to produce an insurance card.

She is currently being held in the Carroll County Detention Center.

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