Yoga instructor charged with murder of twin after driving car off cliff

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Yoga Instructor Charged With Murder Of Twin After Driving Car Off Cliff

On May 29, a Ford Explorer driven by Alexandria Duval went over a Maui cliff and fell roughly 200 feet, reports Hawaii News Now.

While she survived the crash, her twin sister, Anastasia Duval, did not.

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According to KITV, Alexandria is now on trial for 2nd degree murder, as authorities believe the plunge was intentional.

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While prosecutors have not yet revealed why that conclusion was drawn, witnesses have reported some oddities about the incident.

It's been noted that the two were allegedly fighting just prior, and the passenger took hold of the driver's hair and pulled, according to KHON2.

Further, a bystander account makes mention that the car accelerated prior to the crash.

Alexandria entered a plea of not guilty on Monday and will next appear in court on June 8.

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