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Woman who drove the wrong way, drunk, on the thruway is sentenced to prison for killing two people

The woman who drove drunk the wrong way on the Thruway last year is headed to prison for killing two people during the incident.

Heather Seller, 44, of Lyons Falls, was sentenced to 6-18 years in state prison on Wednesday for vehicular homicide and DWI.

The accident happened in October of 2020 in Tyre on the Thruway around 12:20 a.m., but Seller wasn’t arrested until May of 2021.


Seller drove West in the Eastbound lane hitting an oncoming vehicle.

The vehicle she struck was driven by Suraj Singh of Richmond Hill, NYC and upon impact killed two passengers, Florie Singh, 77, of Guyana, and Monica Amelda, 61, of Canada.

The driver and a third passenger, Danpatie Singh of Richmond Hill, were taken to Strong Memorial Hospital with serious injuries.

Seller was also seriously injured and taken to Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse.



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