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Woman charged with vehicular homicide in crash that killed 2

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Posted at 3:31 PM, Feb 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-04 16:31:19-05

MADISON, Tenn. (WTVF) — The woman charged with DUI in a deadly crash East Old Hickory Boulevard in Madison was also charged with two counts of vehicular homicide by intoxication.

Police say 39-year-old Heather Markman was drunk when her vehicle hit a 2003 Chevrolet Impala at the intersection of Old Hickory Boulevard and Myatt Drive, killing 93-year-old Mary Wood and her son 61-year-old Robert Wood.

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Heather Markman

Markman was charged with DUI the night of the crash but police officials say they needed further investigation to determine who had the right of way. According to a witness who was later located and interviewed, Markman ran a red light and crashed into the Impala.

Markman, who was arrested at her home Wednesday night, is being held in lieu of $300,000 bond.