UMass Professor Charged With Drunk Driving After Hitting Baby Stroller

HADLEY, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) — A research professor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is charged with driving under the influence after police said she drove her BMW into a baby stroller with a 17-month-old in it.

The incident happened on Monday around 2:30 P.M., in the Mountain Farms parking lot in Hadley.

Police said, 43-year-old Tammy Haut-Donahue of Amherst was the operator of the vehicle. She was placed under arrest for Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol.

According to UMass's website, Haut-Donahue is a research professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering.

Haut-Donahue was arraigned in the East Hampshire District Court in Belchertown on Tuesday and pleaded not guilty. Officials said she is free on personal recognizance and is due back in court on June 8.

In a statement to the Associated Press, UMass said the university's thoughts are with the mother and her child following, "this very concerning matter."

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