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Lawrence Woman Charged with OUI & Vehicular Homicide of Saugus Man

Shayna Fernandez, 21, of Lawrence, was arrested Saturday morning and charged with Massachusetts Drunk Driving Charges in connection with a crash in Andover that resulted in the death of Francis A. O’Hanley, 62, of Saugus.

Fernandez is to be arraigned tomorrow morning in Lawrence District Court on Massachusetts DUI Charges including Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol, Negligent Operation of a Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Homicide.

According to the Massachusetts State Police, officer responded to a crash in Interstate 93 in Andover at around 7:00 a.m. Saturday morning. Shayna Fernandez was allegedly speeding in the northbound direction when she struck the vehicle being driven by Francis A. O’Hanley. The impact caused Fernandez’ vehicle to veer to the center median and then again into the roadway, again striking O’Hanley’s car, this time causing it to roll over.

O’Hanley was taken to Lawrence General Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. Two other passengers, Timothy O’Hanley, 25, of Saugus, and Joseph A. Coppola, 57, of Malden, were also treated for serious injuries.

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