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Police: Driver charged in fatal crash 'admitted to at least 4 or 5 drinks'

A van struck this blue vehicle, killing the driver inside, on southbound Interstate 71 south of Dana Avenue early Wednesday. (FOX19 NOW/Jordan Vilines) A van struck this blue vehicle, killing the driver inside, on southbound Interstate 71 south of Dana Avenue early Wednesday. (FOX19 NOW/Jordan Vilines)
Taryn Chin (Provided by the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office) Taryn Chin (Provided by the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)
The front of this gray Honda Odyssey van sustained heavy damage in the accident. (FOX19 NOW/Jordan Vilines) The front of this gray Honda Odyssey van sustained heavy damage in the accident. (FOX19 NOW/Jordan Vilines)
Jose Arenas (PHOTO: Provided) Jose Arenas (PHOTO: Provided)
CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

Bond was set at $300,000 Thursday for the woman accused of being under the influence when she drove the wrong way on Interstate 71 and crashed into an oncoming vehicle, killing another motorist.

Taryn Chin, 22, of Finneytown is charged with two counts of aggravated vehicular homicide.

"...Chin admitted to at least 4 or 5 alcoholic drinks" and stated she should not have been driving, Cincinnati police wrote in a criminal complaint.

In court Thursday,her lawyer said she is the mother of a 4-year-old child and 6-month old baby and is still breast feeding the youngest one.

Her gray, 2014 Honda Odyssey went the wrong way on southbound Interstate 71 near Dana Avenue and crashed into a 2001 Chevrolet Cavalier early Wednesday, Cincinnati police said.

The impact instantly killed the driver, Jose Arenas, 47, of Florence, according to police.

Arenas worked at the Cintas location on Ridge Road and was headed home from work when he was fatally struck, according to Cintas. 

Chin took a breathalyzer test to measure her level of intoxication and blew 0.122, Lt. Bruce Hoffbauer has said.

Police also say they think she used drugs and took a sample.

It's not clear yet where she was coming from at the time of the crash or which ramp she used to get onto the wrong side of the highway, he said.

Both drivers wore seat belts, according to police.

The interstate was shut down for more than three hours Wednesday morning. It reopened around 6:15 a.m.

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