Women charged with homicide, driving under the influence following death of 6-year-old


A woman has been arrested in connection with a fatal crash in Dawes County.

Kimberly Eagle Bull, 32, of Pine Ridge, South Dakota is charged with motor vehicle homicide, driving under the influence, open container, false reporting, child abuse/neglect, failure to use a child restraint and other charges on Saturday.

According to Nebraska State Patrol, Bull was driving a 2002 Ford Windstar van north of Chadron on Slim Butte Road. She lost control of the vehicle and it rolled.

They said six people, including three adults and three children, were transported to the hospital. Two of the children were transported by life-flight to Denver. Christina Roubideaux, 6, passed away at Denver Children’s Hospital on Sunday.

The accident investigation was handled by the Dawes County Sheriff’s Office while the criminal investigation is being handled by the Nebraska State Patrol. A final determination on charges will be made by the Dawes County Attorney.

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