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Tahoe woman arrested after suspected DUI accident near high school

Kevin MacMillan

TAHOE CITY, Calif. — A local woman was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after authorities say she caused a non-injury accident involving four children Friday near North Tahoe High School.

According to the California Highway Patrol, Cassandra Frock, 45, of Tahoe City was driving a 2003 Subaru to pick up her children from the school at 2945 Polaris Road at about 2:40 p.m. Friday.

When Frock arrived, she learned her children had left. After departing the school, Frock made a “wide” right turn onto Old Mill Road, into the path of an oncoming 2004 Toyota, driven by 44-year-old Shannon Garrity of Tahoe City, , according to CHP.

Garrity, who was traveling at roughly 20 mph, came to a stop, but Frock was unable to and struck the front of the Toyota.

Neither Garrity nor four juvenile passengers in the car — who were returning to the high school from a ski race — were hurt.

Frock, the sole occupant of the Subaru, also was unhurt. She was arrested at the scene on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.

Everyone was wearing his or her seatbelt, according to CHP.

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