She caught the attention of a sheriff’s deputy as she quickly changed lanes and cut off a hearse in a funeral procession.
One of the funeral attendees then pulled up told the deputy she had rear-ended his car with her Ford Focus while he was in the procession. And that was all before she led law enforcement on a chase, with speeds topping 100 mph at times, according to the Fauquier County Sheriff’s Office.
It ended with authorities arresting and charging Kara Rene Deans, 22, of Bealeton, Va., with driving under the influence, felony hit and run, interfering with a funeral procession and other charges.
The incident happened Saturday around 12:30 p.m. in Fauquier County as sheriff’s deputies were escorting a funeral procession in Warrenton.
When a deputy sheriff tried to stop Deans on Meetze Road. She made a U-turn in the median, losing part of the car’s fender, and then sped off before she was finally stopped.
Deans was being held with no bond at the Fauquier County Adult Detention Center.