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Report: All 3 killed in wrong-way crash in Boca Raton were impaired

Posted at 8:43 AM, Feb 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-05 09:58:42-05

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — A medical examiner's report says all three people killed in a wrong-way crash on an Interstate 95 exit ramp were under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

The Palm Beach Post reports 35-year-old Christopher Alfeo was five days away from having his license suspended for failing to pay a traffic violation when the Dec. 15 crash occurred.

The Palm Beach County Medical Examiner's Office reports that Alfeo tested nearly 3 ½ times the legal limit for alcohol.

His 24-year-old girlfriend Amber Chelsea Reif was also impaired by alcohol. The report says Brenda Walker, whose car was struck head-on, was under the influence of marijuana.

The Florida Highway Patrol says the crash occurred when Alfeo turned onto the southbound exit ramp and struck Walker's car head-on.