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Actress in Charged With Vehicular Manslaughter

According to Popeater.com, 'Melrose Place' actress Amy Locane-Bovenizer has been charged with vehicular homicide following a wine-fueled crash Sunday night in Montgomery, New Jersey. The website reports that the accident resulted in one woman being killed and a man in critical condition.

Apparently the actress best known for her role in "Melrose Place" was involved in a hit-and-run collision in Princeton, N.J. while driving her 2007 Chevy Tahoe. The crash sent the driver of the other vehicle to hospital and resulted in the death of the passenger whose side the actress crashed into. After apparently committing a hit and run by leaving the scene of the accident Locane-Bovenizer rear-ended a different vehicle and fled the scene of that accident as well. It was the driver of the second vehicle that followed her and called the police. According to the website the police at the scene smelled alcohol on the actresses breath and her eyes were bloodshot, both signs of intoxication. Locane-Bovenizer has been charged with second-degree vehicular homicide and third-degree assault by automobile. At her arraignment on Monday afternoon, Superior Court Judge Robert Reed set her bail at $50,000.

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