Wrong-way driver facing murder charges due in court

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DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — The woman facing murder charges in connection with a deadly wrong way crash on I-75 was in court Tuesday morning.

Abby Michaels will be arraigned on several charges, including murder. She pleaded not guilty on all counts.

The 21-year-old Xenia woman is facing six counts of murder, six counts of vehicular homicide, and one count of OVI.

She’s accused of driving the wrong way on I-75 on St. Patrick’s Day, hitting another vehicle head-on. A family of three from Mason died in that crash.

Prosecutors say Michaels intentionally caused the crash.

Michaels will next appear in court on July 31 at 8:30 am. She is being held on a $3 million bond.

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