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Family of New York Wrong-Way Driver May Seek New Tests

The disbelieving husband of wrong-way driver Diane Schuler may seek new tests of her blood, even if nothing in her autopsy report challenges the conclusion she was drunk, a private investigator said Friday.The 36-year-old Schuler drove her minivan south in the northbound lanes of the Taconic Parkway on July 26 and crashed into an SUV. Schuler, her daughter, three young nieces and three men in the SUV were killed. Toxicology tests found she had been drinking heavily and smoking marijuana.Private investigator Thomas Ruskin, who is working for Schuler's husband, Daniel, now has the autopsy report. He said he will have forensic experts go over it for clues to other possible causes for the accident, such as a stroke.But even if the report supports the original conclusion, Ruskin said, he may request that untested blood samples be tested. Eventually, her husband could ask that the body be exhumed for more tests, Ruskin said."We are going to look further because Danny Schuler believes there h...

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