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Wrong Way Driver In Nevada County Crash Charged

The wrong-way driver involved in a crash on I-80 in the Sierra, in Nevada County, earlier this month, that killed four family members has been arrested. And Officer Robert Schmidt, at the CHP Truckee Office, says charges against 32-year-old Michael Kelley, of Antelope, include murder…

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Schmidt says Kelley is also charged with drunk driving while on DUI probation, and drunk driving causing injury The accident killed Antonio and Brittney Montano of North Highlands, both 29 years old. It also killed their nine-year-old daughter and five-year-old son and injured their infant son. His exact status is unknown. Schmidt says Kelley was driving westbound near Yuba Gap in the eastbound fast lane, or left lane…

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A third vehicle was then also hit, driven by Paul Graham, of Carson City. He had moderate injuries. Kelley is still hospitalized. The crash occurred around 4:45am on Saturday, November 20th.

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