Trial Prosecuting Driver In Fatal Wrong-Way Crash Starting Soon

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MAYVILLE, NY (WNY News Now) – The trial against a Georgia woman accused of causing a fatal wrong-way crash on Interstate 86 in Chautauqua County is getting underway soon.

Jury selection in the case against 32-year-old Heather Capell got underway this week.

She was indicted last fall on charges of vehicular manslaughter and driving while ability impaired by a combination of drugs in connection with the July 2021 crash.

As a result of the collision, 51-year-old Bradley Wakefield, of Cattaraugus, suffered fatal injuries.


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