DENVER, Co. (KSDK) - A longtime advocate for the legalization of marijuana died over the weekend after her vehicle was struck by a drunk driver on Interstate 25 in Denver, Colorado.
According to a report appearing in The Denver Post, the accident happened around 1 a.m. on Saturday, August 31. Jennifer Friede, 34, was riding in her boyfriend's car as the two traveled northbound on the interstate. Another vehicle came at them going the wrong way and the two vehicles collided.
Friede died at the scene. Her boyfriend suffered undisclosed injuries.
The Post reported the driver of the other vehicle, identified as 27-year-old Rebecca Maez, was arrested on suspicion of DUI and vehicular homicide. She remains jailed on an $80,000 bond. She was previously arrested for DUI in 2009.
Friede, a resident of Broomfield, Colorado, is survived by four children, ages 16, 12, 10 and 6, the Post reported.