DC teachers union president was drunk, speeding in deadly crash: state police

Washington Teachers Union President Elizabeth Davis was drunk and speeding when she killed herself and another driver during an Easter Sunday crash, according to a Maryland State Police investigation.

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Troopers say Davis' blood alcohol content was .13 when her vehicle struck the back of a another car on Route 301 near the intersection with Harbour Way in Bowie.

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The vehicle she struck was driven by John Starr – a well-known Annapolis musician.

Investigators say Starr was stopped at a traffic signal when he was struck. After the collision, both vehicles reportedly traveled about 230 feet through the intersection.

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Starr was pronounced dead at the scene, and Davis was pronounced dead after being taken to a local hospital.

In addition to speed and alcohol, investigators say inattention and reckless driving may have been factors in the crash.