Woman facing murder charge in east-side crashes

Woman facing murder charge in east-side crashes
Erin Eman
Hannah Parkhurst (Source: Denise Parkhurst).
Hannah Parkhurst (Source: Denise Parkhurst).

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - The woman accused of causing a fatal crash and several hit-and-run accidents in Tucson in late July is now facing a murder charge.

According to court documents, Erin Eman has bee charged with second-degree murder, driving with a suspended license, meth possession, endangerment, leaving the scene of an accident, criminal damage and possession of drug paraphernalia.

The TPD said the 32-year-old Eman caused an accident that killed Hannah Parkhurst on July 27. Eman was also involved in four hit-and-run collisions the same day, according to the TPD.

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Witnesses of the fatal crash said Eman was in a black SUV when she ran a red light and hit Parkhurst's white SUV.

According to TPD, Eman's vehicle had no right front tire and she was driving with a license that had been suspended for a prior DUI.

Eman allegedly hit one car at Houghton and Irvington, two cars at Houghton and Rillito, another car at Houghton and Mary Ann Cleveland, and one more car at Kolb and Valencia.

No one was hurt in the previous hit and runs, according to TPD.

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