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Woman facing charges in wrong-way crash that killed 1, injured 3

Faith Turner was driving the wrong way on I-64 West near the 3rd Street ramp when she hit an SUV head-on.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A woman is facing multiple charges, including murder, after a wrong-way crash on I-64 early Monday.

Faith Turner was driving the wrong way on I-64 West near the 3rd Street ramp when she hit an SUV head-on. As a result of the crash, a semi also struck the SUV.

A passenger in the SUV, Rachelle Hinkle, was pronounced dead at the scene. Her husband, 44-year-old Allen Hinkle, died at the hospital July 10. Two children in the vehicle were taken to the hospital with injuries.

According to an arrest citation, Turner admitted to drinking alcohol at a wedding reception before the crash. A breathalyzer test showed she was more than double the legal limit.

Turner is facing two counts of murder, along with charges of assault and operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol.

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