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* Lyndsay Murray-Mazany had two counts each of vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and DUI in Sonoma crash

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UPDATE Click Here December 17, 2010 Lyndsay Murray-Mazany sentenced to three years and eight months in prison for a crash that killed Beverly Jones and Nancy McBride

The Sonoma County District Attorney’s Office has filed two counts each of vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and DUI against a San Francisco woman in connection with the deaths of two Cloverdale women Sunday.Lyndsay Murray-Mazany, 27, was scheduled to be arraigned on the charges in Sonoma County Superior Court this afternoon. She posted $100,000 bond Monday night and will be arraigned Friday morning.Murray-Mazany was driving a 2004 Hyundai south on Geyserville Avenue at about 5:30 p.m. when she failed to follow a 90-degree curve in the road and struck the right side of an eastbound 2001 Subaru Forrester, the California Highway Patrol said.Two passengers in the Subaru, Beverly Jones and Nancy McBride, both 77, were killed on impact.The driver of the Subaru, Katherine Hinzman, 56, of Cloverdale, and two other passengers, Alice Sheperla, 82, and Barbara King, 70, suffered moderate to major injuries, the CHP said. Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital spokeswoman Katy Hillenmeyer said King and Sheperla were discharged from the hospital. No other information about them was available, she said.The women in the Subaru had attended a play at Santa Rosa Junior College and were heading to Geyserville for dinner, the CHP said. Murray-Mazany told the CHP she and her three passengers, who were not injured, had been wine tasting in the Dry Creek and Geyserville area.Sonoma County Assistant District Attorney Diana Gomez said Murray-Mazany’s blood/alcohol level at the crash site was 0.10 percent, and it was 0.09 percent a half-hour later. A driver is considered intoxicated at 0.08 percent.

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