Nashville musician Page Fortuna, who performs as ‘Page Mackenzie‘ was arrested early Wednesday morning and charged with driving under the influence & implied consent violations. Fortuna was driving on Fesslers Lane when she blew through a flashing red light at Murfreesboro Pk, causing a police cruiser to slam on his brakes to avoid a collision The officer puller her over, and according to Officer Nave she was ‘appeared confused about the traffic light and intersection’. Per the police report, he could smell alcohol coming from her and the vehicle. Fortuna admitted to having a “few” drinks, but “not too much”. Fortuna failed field sobriety tests, and was taken into custody. After reading the implied consent form, the 25 year old stated that she “had always been told to refuse the test” and didn’t consent to a breath test.
Mackenzie released on the pre-trial program after being charged with:
Per the MNPD:
I was traveling on Murfreesboro Pike when I noticed a vehicle failing to stop for the flashing red light on Fesslers Lane. I had to apply my brakes to avoid a crash. When I conducted a traffic stop and spoke with the driver, Ms. Fortuna, she appeared confused about the traffic light and intersection. I noticed the odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from her person. She stated she had consumed a few drinks, but “not too much.” I asked Ms. Fortuna to perform SFST and noticed several indicators of impairment. I took her into custody and asked her to read the Implied consent form. She stated she had always been told to refuse the test and did not consent to a breath test after reading the form.
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She will appear in court on 10/10/17 to answer to the above charges.
From her biography:
Page Mackenzie hails from the beautiful city of Charleston, SC. Her soul and vocal ability flow as deep as her Low-country roots. Her comprehensive admiration of country artists from past and present have molded her into the artist she is today and has truly influenced her original music. Her debut, self-titled EP was released in the summer of 2016 where she had the honor of recording at Hybrid Audio Solutions of Charleston, SC.
She competed on Fox’s hit reality show, The X-Factor, acquiring a “yes” from all four judges. (Simon Cowell, Paulina Rubio, Demi Lovato, and Kelly Rowland) This year she was nominated for Country Grind of the Year and Country- Artist/Band of the Year for the Independent Tone Awards. Page Mackenzie was recently the winner of 2017 “Battle to the Beach.” This gave her the opportunity to open and play along side artists such as Kenny Chesney, Lee Brice, Love and Left, Darius Rucker, and Jason Aldean at the Carolina Country Music Festival.