Family sues Schuler estate over Taconic crash

(AP) - A lawyer for victims of a wrong-waycrash on a New York highway says he will question the husband ofthe driver blamed for the collision's eight deaths.

Attorney Brian Sichol filed a lawsuit Thursdayagainst the estate of Diane Schuler on behalf of the family ofvictims Michael and Guy Bastardi.

Schuler was found to be drunk and stoned when she drove thewrong way July 26 north of New York City. Four children were amongthe victims.

Sichol said he would question Schuler's husband, Daniel, underoath. Lawyers are hoping to learn where Diane Schuler got herliquor and drugs.

A call to Daniel Schuler's attorney, David Smith, was notimmediately returned.

The lawsuit asserts that the Bastardis suffered terror and painbefore they died.

Lawsuit Documents

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