A driver under the influence of Ambien who hit a car carrying a former Dallas City Councilwoman and her daughter in 2019, killing both of them, has been sentenced to 45 years in prison.
Jonathan Alger Moore, 38, pleaded guilty to two counts of murder in the deaths of Carolyn Davis, 57, and Melissa Davis Nunn, 27, the Dallas County DA’s office said, according to the Dallas News.
Jonathan Alger Moore said to police he was not drinking at the time of the fatal 2019 crash.WFAA
Police said Moore, who had four previous DWI convictions, was under the influence of Ambien on July 15, 2019, when his Mazda SUV slammed head-on into Davis’ Oldsmobile sedan.
Police said Jonathan Alger Moore had taken Ambien before the crash.Dallas County Sheriff’s Office via AP
Davis was taken to Baylor University Medical Center and pronounced dead; her daughter died later in the week.
According to police reports, Moore told police he had been driving