Candice Gearhart

Candice Gearhart

A Longview woman has been charged after police say she struck and killed a person on a motorized scooter Friday night while intoxicated.

Candice Gearhart, 50, was released Saturday from the Gregg County Jail on $25,000 bond, charged with intoxication manslaughter with vehicle.

Police say Gearhart was driving north about 11:44 p.m. Friday in the 900 block of Pine Tree Road when she hit the scooter.

The person on the scooter was taken to a Longview medical center and later died from the injuries.

Police did not identify the victim.

Any witnesses or anyone with more information about the incident is asked to contact Longview Police Department Traffic Division at (903) 237-1188.