Updated: Wednesday, 12 Oct 2011, 1:06 PM MDT
Published : Wednesday, 12 Oct 2011, 12:37 PM MDT
ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - Bernalillo County sheriff's deputies say the driver who hit and killed a pedestrian in southwest Albuquerque Tuesday night was drunk.
Investigators say Angel Tregunna, 50, told them all she remembered about the crash was driving through an intersection and her air bags going off.
Mary Gurule, 46, was crossing Coors Boulevard SW near Gun Club Road at 7:30 p.m. when she was hit by a car. Gurule died at the scene.
Deputies say Tregunna's car was parked on the side of the road nearby and she was sitting on the curb. There was damage to the front of her car and the windshield was shattered.
Investigators say Tregunna told them she'd had two martinis at around 3:30 that afternoon. She said was lost and trying to get home.
Deputies smelled alcohol on her breath and said she performed poorly on field sobriety tests. Tregunna submitted to a breath alcohol test which registered 0.16, twice the presumed level of intoxication under state law.
Tregunna was arrested and charged with vehicular homicide while driving intoxicated.