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Mom of man killed by police is charged with DUI after hitting trooper’s car

Posted at 11:56 AM, Jan 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-29 14:00:57-05

TOOELE COUNTY, Utah - Susan Hunt, the mother of a Darrien Hunt who was shot and killed by police in Saratoga Springs in 2014, has been charged for driving under the influence among other offices after she hit a Utah Highway Patrolman's car Tuesday night.

Hunt is now facing charges DUI along with reckless driving, disorderly conduct and driving on the wrong side of the road.

Dash camera video from the incident shows Hunt's vehicle driving the wrong way on SR-73 and nearly crashing into a UHP vehicle.

A short chase follows and ultimately ends when her car collides with the trooper's car at low-speeds.

The trooper was not injured.

Hunt is currently involved in a legal dispute with Saratoga Springs and its police department over her son's death.

A judge is deliberating on whether or not to enforce a $900,000 settlement that Hunt's attorney agreed to take but that Hunt has said she did not agree to and will not accept.

A non-disparagement clause included in that settlement is of particular importance to Hunt.