On April 20, 2017, at approximately 10:00 am, League City Police arrested 41-year-old Erika Diebel for Intoxication Manslaughter W/Vehicle. The arrest came after the investigation of the April 6, 2017, accident that resulted in the death of 8-year-old Kelsey Nalepa. The investigation found that there was probable cause to believe that Diebel was intoxicated at the time of the accident.
Intoxication Manslaughter W/Vehicle is a second-degree felony. Bond was set at $100,000.