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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 10, 2014 | By Hailey Branson-Potts, Ruben Vives and Joseph Serna
The 21-year-old woman who authorities say was drunk when she drove the wrong way on the 60 Freeway, killing six people, had been previously convicted of driving under the influence. Olivia Carolee Culbreath was 17 when she was convicted of drunk driving in San Bernardino County, Department of Motor Vehicles officials said. State records also show she was cited for traffic violations at least two other times. The DMV said the restrictions on her license hadn't been lifted until last week.
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NEWS
February 9, 2014 | By Julie Cart
Authorities on Sunday night identified another motorist injured in a fatal wrong-way crash on the 60 Freeway in Diamond Bar. Olivia Culbreath, 21, was heading east on the westbound 60 Freeway about 4:40 a.m. when her  2013 Chevrolet Camaro collided head-on with a 1998 Ford Explorer, according to the California Highway Patrol. Witnesses told CHP officers that the Camaro was traveling at speeds in excess of 100 mph. The crash left six people dead. On Sunday night, authorities identified a man injured in a third vehicle struck by the Ford Explorer: Joel Cortez, 57, of La Puente.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 9, 2014 | By Matt Stevens and Gary Friedman
Authorities have identified a suspected drunk driver who they say drove the wrong direction on the 60 Freeway in Diamond Bar early Sunday and caused an accident that killed six people. Olivia Carolee Culbreath, 21, of Fontana has been arrested on suspicion of felony DUI and felony manslaughter, said Rodrigo Jimenez, a California Highway Patrol spokesman on the scene. Culbreath is in serious condition at the Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center with a broken femur and a ruptured bladder, Jimenez said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 9, 2014 | By Matt Stevens
A suspected drunk driver going in the wrong direction on the 60 Freeway in Diamond Bar was traveling faster than 100 mph when she caused an accident early Sunday that killed six people, witnesses told the California Highway Patrol. Olivia Carolee Culbreath, 21, of Fontana, has been arrested on suspicion of felony driving under the influence and felony manslaughter, said Rodrigo Jimenez, a CHP spokesman. Culbreath is in serious but stable condition at Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center with a broken femur and a ruptured bladder, Jimenez said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 9, 2014 | By Matt Stevens and Samantha Schaefer
A suspected drunk driver traveling in the wrong direction on the 60 Freeway in Diamond Bar is being blamed for a crash early Sunday that left six people dead and the driver in critical condition, authorities said.  The unidentified female driver was heading eastbound on the westbound 60 Freeway about 4:40 a.m. when her car collided with two other vehicles, authorities said.  Investigators "believe from what they found in the vehicle that...
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 9, 2014 | By Matt Stevens, Angel Jennings and Rick Rojas
A suspected drunk driver traveling in the wrong direction on the 60 Freeway in Diamond Bar is being blamed for a crash early Sunday that killed six people and left the driver in critical condition, authorities said. Olivia Carolee Culbreath, 21, was heading east on the westbound 60 Freeway about 4:40 a.m. when her red 2013 Chevrolet Camaro and a red Ford Explorer collided head on, authorities said. Witnesses said the Camaro was traveling more than 100 miles an hour. At least three women and a man were ejected from their vehicles, said California Highway Patrol spokesman Rodrigo Jimenez.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 5, 2014 | By Ari Bloomekatz
A tanker truck that overturned near the 2 Freeway in Eagle Rock early Wednesday left plenty to cry about after sending its load of milk down an embankment. The truck veered over the side of the transition road from the eastbound 134 Freeway to the southbound 2 Freeway at about 3:30 a.m., said California Highway Patrol Officer Jennifer Cassidy. The No. 4 lane on the southbound 2 Freeway was also closed as crews worked to clear the wreckage. Television news footage showed the driver of the truck limping away with the help of paramedics.
NATIONAL
January 30, 2014 | By Lisa Mascaro and David Zucchino
ATLANTA - As Georgia nursed a hangover from a freak winter storm, Gov. Nathan Deal took responsibility Thursday for poor preparation that led to massive gridlock in and around Atlanta, forcing drivers to sleep in their cars overnight or abandon the vehicles along slick, snow-covered roads. Most schools and offices across the area remained closed because of icy roads. Uniformed state and local police escorted motorists back to hundreds of abandoned vehicles along the interstate system.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 30, 2014 | By Ari Bloomekatz
A man who walked onto the northbound 57 Freeway in Orange County late Wednesday night was struck by a car and killed, authorities said. The incident occurred about 10 minutes before midnight on the freeway just north of Yorba Linda Boulevard, according to the California Highway Patrol. The driver was traveling about 65 mph when "for unknown reasons" the man walked into the lane in front of the car, and the driver was unable to swerve away, the CHP said. The man, who was not immediately identified, was taken to a hospital, where he died.
NATIONAL
January 29, 2014 | By Matt Pearce
Samantha Avers didn't think the drive would be so bad. The 30-year-old account manager had been living in the Atlanta area for three weeks, enjoying its rolling hills and generally warm winter weather -- at least compared with the winters she'd spent in northern Virginia. Up north, it seemed like snowplows would roll out at the first sign of trouble, she said. “So we had this false sense of security. " So when the snow began to fall midday Tuesday in Atlanta, she wasn't worried.  Of course, in the beginning, nobody knew how bad things would get in Atlanta.
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