HAWTHORNE, N.Y. (CBS/WCBS/AP) Police say the wrong-way driver blamed for eight deaths on a New York highway last summer was going 85 miles an hour when the wreck occurred.
State police issued their final report Tuesday on the July 26, 2009 crash in Westchester County.
Diane Schuler of West Babylon, Long Island, previously was found to be drunk and high on marijuana, and police say those findings still stand, according to CBS affiliate WCBS. The collision killed Schuler, her daughter, and three nieces in the mini-van she was driving, and three men in the other vehicle.
Investigators say the SUV Schuler struck was going about 74 miles per hour.
The collision occurred on the northbound Taconic State Parkway in the Town of Mount Pleasant.