Erin Brady is crowned Miss USA 2013!
Erin Brady from Connecticut won the title of Miss USA 2013 in Las Vegas on Sunday night. Miss Alabama Mary Margaret McCord makes first runner-up.
The 25-year-old Connecticut beauty works as a financial accountant and earned a finance degree at Central Connecticut State University.
She struggled with alcoholism in her family, has said she intends to become an advocate for children of addicts.
Erin Brady was asked a question about the US Supreme Court’s decision to uphold widespread DNA tests. She answered: “I would agree with this…if that’s one step closer to finding out who has (committed a crime), then I think we should do it.”
Brady will represent the United States at the Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, Russia, on November 9th.
Fifth runner-up: Miss South Carolina
Fourth runner-up: Miss Texas
Third runner-up: Miss Utah
Second runner-up: Miss Illinois
First runner-up: Miss Alabama
WINNER: Miss Connecticut