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Mysteries persist a year after crash that killed 8

The scar is almost gone from the highway where a suburban mother sped the wrong way for more than a mile with a minivan full of children while stoned and drunk, sparking a fiery crash that killed her and seven other people.Full story

Report: Wrong-way driver often smoked pot

  Nov. 10: A police report reveals new information about Diane Schuler, the woman who caused a deadly wrong-way crash in New York. TODAY’s Ann Curry talks to Michael Bastardi Jr., who lost his father and brother in that crash, about the new details.

Family of wrong-way crash victims speaks out

  Aug. 10: Police say 36-year-old Diane Schuler was drunk and high when she caused a deadly wrong-way crash in New York. Family members of two of the crash victims speak about the tragedy.

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  New timeline emerges in wrong-way crash

Aug. 8: Witnesses tell police that Diane Schuler stopped at a McDonalds on the morning of the deadly crash and seemed fine. NBC’s Jeff Rossen reports, then Jenna Wolfe sits down with NBC legal analyst Dan Abrams.

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Diane and Daniel Schuler with their children
Diane and Daniel Schuler with their children

This undated photo provided by the Floral Park Police Department shows Diane and Daniel Schuler with their children Bryan, 5, and Erin, 2. Diane and Erin were among the eight people killed in a fiery crash on Sunday, July 26, 2009, when Diane Schuler plowed into an SUV while driving the wrong way on

Diane and Daniel Schuler
Diane and Daniel Schuler

In this undated photo released by the Schuler family, Diane, left, and Daniel Schuler are seen posing for a photo on their wedding day. Diane Schuler was drunk and high on marijuana when she drove the wrong way for almost two miles on a highway before smashing head-on into an SUV, killing herself an

Site of a deadly car crash
Site of a deadly car crash

Two flower arrangements mark the spot of a fiery crash on the Taconic State Parkway near Mt. Pleasant, N.Y.. Thursday, Aug. 6, 2009, where a minivan driven by Diane Schuler, 36, came to rest after entering southbound in the northbound lanes on Sunday, July 26, 1.7 miles north of this median. The van