A grand jury indicted Gloria Dee, 57, of 511 Beaverkill Road, in connection with a March 27 incident in the town of Saugerties. According to the District Attorney’s Office, Dee was under the influence of alcohol when she backed a car into the victim after dropping him off at his homer.
The victim, Scott Steyer, of 14 Cottonwood Drive, Saugerties, suffered a “severely broken leg, requiring multiple surgeries and extensive physical therapy,” the prosecutor's office said in a press release.
Dee’s blood-alcohol content exceeded the state's legal limit of 0.08 percent, t...e release stated.
In March, police said Dee and Steyer were out drinking prior to the incident. Police said Steyer began to walk down his driveway to check his mailbox at the same time Dee was backing up her 2014 Volkswagen Jetta. The car struck Steyer, knocked him to the ground and ran over his leg, police said.
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