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Woman Facing Homicide Charges For I-79 Wrong-Way Crash

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

NORTH STRABANE, Pa. (KDKA) - A woman is facing homicide charges for allegedly driving drunk and causing a wrong-way crash on Interstate 79 Washington County.

Kristina Coyne was driving south in the northbound lanes of I-79 in October, investigators said.

Interstate 79 Wrong Way Crash
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Police said 911 operators were receiving calls reporting a wrong-way driver just before the crash occurred.

She eventually hit a car, driven by Holly Davis of Canonsburg, police said. Davis, the only one in her car, died.

Coyne was flown to the hospital.

Her blood alcohol level was 0.2& at the time of the crash, investigators said, more than twice the legal limit.

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