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More 911 calls from Schuler crash released

Emergency workers at the scene of the fatal

Emergency workers at the scene of the fatal accident on Sunday on the Taconic State Parkway in Westchester. (July 26, 2009) Credit: File, 2009 / The Journal News

Police have released more 911 calls from the day of the crash that killed Diane Schuler and seven other people in upstate New York in July 2009.

The calls, which were broadcast Friday night on FOX / 5, featured callers who described the scene of the crash and paint the picture of a minivan speeding in the wrong direction on the Taconic State Parkway.

The crash killed Schuler, her daughter Erin, 2, and nieces Emma, 8, Alyson, 7, and Kate, 5. Also killed were Guy Bastardi, 49, Michael Bastardi, 81, and Daniel Longo, 74, when the van driven by Schuler collided with their truck. Only Schuler's son, Bryan, now 6, survived the July 26, 2009, collision.

Police said Schuler was drunk and high at the time of the crash.

The audio of the calls was released as part of a Freedom of Information request, according to the network.

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