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Driver in wrong-way crash in Summit County charged with automobile homicide

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Posted at 4:45 PM, Mar 31, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-31 18:45:45-04

SUMMIT COUNTY, Utah — The driver in a wrong-way crash in Summit County that left a woman dead Monday has been charged with automobile homicide and driving with an open container, according to court documents filed Thursday.

Amanda “Mandy” Streit, 39, was killed when 30-year-old Stuart Riley Miller crashed into her Saturn head on. Witnesses say he hit Streit going 95 mph.

Stuart R MillerAccording to documents filed Thursday, Miller has been charged with one count of criminal homicide/automobile homicide as a second-degree felony and one count relating to an open container as a class C misdemeanor.

Police responded to reports of a wrong-way driver on I-80 Monday around 7:51 p.m., and a short time later there was a wrong-way crash at mile post 145 in Summit County.

Streit was killed in the crash while Miller was taken to a hospital with minor injuries.

Miller had been driving a GMC Yukon, and police found a small bottle of Jim Beam bourbon in the center console. That bottle was half empty. According to court documents, Miller admitted to drinking from the bottle of bourbon while he was driving the Yukon.

Miller’s blood was drawn while he was at the hospital, and his BAC was found to be 0.279. The legal limit in Utah is 0.08.