According to the sheriff's statement, Jennifer Hart, who was being the wheel of the SUV, had a blood-alcohol level of.102 BAC at the time of the fatal crash, which authorities believe was intentional.
Toxicology tests also found that her wife Sarah Hart and two of their children had "a significant amount" of an ingredient commonly found in the allergy drug Benadryl, which can make people sleepy.
Personal items and parts of a vehicle belonging to a missing Valencia family were found this week in a flooded Northern California river amid a continuing search for bodies, officials announced Thursday.
A family of four is missing in California, and authorities fear they may have driven into the Eel River while on a road trip. Toxicology results on a third child whose body was recovered from the crash area are still pending.
The Harts moved last spring to Woodland, Washington, telling their real-estate broker "they needed a fresh start" after experiencing prejudice in Minnesota and too much media attention in OR after one child was pictured in a viral photo taken at a 2014 police-brutality protest.
None of the occupants were wearing seat belts, Carpenter said.
Authorities said they have not positively identified the remains.
Baby born four years after parents died in tragic vehicle crash
In lieu of a large, ostentatious banquet, however, Tiantian's grandparents held a smaller affair, according to the Beijing News . A baby boy has been born in China to a surrogate mother more than four years after the death of his parents in a vehicle crash.
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A Category 5 storm at its height, Irma killed more than 100 people and devastated the island of Barbuda and the US Virgin Islands. Hurricane Nate didn't make landfall in the USA but slammed into Nicaragua and Panama as a Category 1, causing 44 deaths.
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Martinez hit 45 homers past year but has just one in a Boston uniform (on Saturday) - and that includes 15 spring-training games. He made four starts against Boston in 2017 and put together a 2-1 record against the Red Sox with a 3.33 ERA and 25 strikeouts.
More details in the death investigation of the couple who drove their six adopted children off a cliff.
A body identified as African-American and female was found floating near the crash site on April 7.
Carpenter said the family stopped in the small town of Naselle, Washington, near their Woodland, Washington, home, during their drive to the California cliff but that investigators are still trying to determine why they stopped there and whether they contacted anyone.
Jennifer, her wife Sarah and three of their children were found dead after their auto plunged into the Pacific Ocean March 26. Five bodies were found March 26 near Mendocino, a few days after Washington state authorities began investigating the Harts for possible child neglect, but three of their children were not immediately recovered from the scene along the shoreline.
Last August, soon after the Harts moved into their rural home, neighbors Bruce and Dana DeKalb said a child rang their doorbell, seeking sanctuary from abuse.