Tomorrow marks 4-year anniversary of Taconic accident that killed 8

The Tragedy on the Taconic killed seven people, including four children.

The Tragedy on the Taconic killed seven people, including four children.

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MOUNT PLEASANT - Tomorrow will mark the four-year anniversary of the Tragedy on the Taconic that killed eight people.

During the incident, Diane Schuler was traveling in the wrong direction on the Taconic Parkway while allegedly drunk and high, when she struck another vehicle. Seven people were killed, including four children.

An autopsy after the deadly collision showed that Schuler had at least 10 shots of vodka and smoked pot while in the car. It is unknown what triggered Schuler to allegedly imbibe the substances.

The only survivor of the crash was Schuler's son, Brian.

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