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Mom Charged in Crash That Killed Her 2 Children Had Allegedly Been Doing Shots Beforehand

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A mother of four has been charged in the aftermath of an alleged drunk-driving crash that killed two of her children last month.

Tonya Capallia-Eason, 33, is charged with two counts of DUI cause death to a human or unborn child, according to police.

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The mom reportedly swerved off the road and crashed into a utility pole in late October, killing her two boys, 9-year-old Nicholai and 8-year-old Nehemiah.

Capallia-Eason had eight passengers, all under the age of 15, in the vehicle at the time and admitted to drinking five to six shots of alcohol before the crash, according to reports.

Read: Boy, 13, Drove Drunk With Grandma - Also Drunk - in Back Seat: Cops

They had all attended a Halloween party beforehand, according to the family’s GoFundMe page.

Capallia-Eason’s daughter, 7-year-old Nina, was also injured in the crash and taken to the hospital, according to reports.

According to Capallia-Eason’s Facebook page, she appears to have visited with her injured daughter in the hospital since the crash. 

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