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Investigator Agrees With Wrong-Way Crash Findings

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Diane Schuler (credit: Handout)

Diane Schuler (credit: Handout)

NEW YORK (AP) – An investigator said he agrees with the medical examiner’s conclusions that a Long Island woman was drunk and high when she crashed her SUV and killed eight people.

Thomas Ruskin previously disputed the toxicology results and blamed Diane Schuler’s actions on a medical condition.

He said while he found no one who saw the West Babylon woman high at the time of the July 26, 2009 crash, he also found no evidence to dispute the ME’s findings.

Ruskin recently stopped working for the Schuler family he says because they reportedly have decided to sell the story of the crash to HBO.

The collision killed Schuler, her daughter, three nieces and three men in another vehicle.

It occurred on the Taconic State Parkway in the Town of Mount Pleasant.

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