RICHMOND, Ky. (LEX 18) - The woman accused of causing the crash that killed two Berea students and injuring another pleaded not guilty to all charges.
37-year-old Natasha Gross is charged with the deaths of 23-year-old Dzhoana Ivanova and 21-year-old Enkhjin Enkhbold. Police say Gross was driving recklessly when she attempted to pass another vehicle in an emergency lane and slammed into a Grand Prix driven by Darryl Long Foster.
The victims were passengers in Foster's car. Gross also struck a mailbox which hit a pedestrian on the scene.
Gross was charged with Manslaughter 2nd Degree (2 Counts), Operating on a Suspended or Revoked Operators License, Criminal Mischief 2nd Degree, Wanton Endangerment 1st Degree. She appeared in court via video monitor and pleaded not guilty.
Foster, the driver of the car, was also charged with DUI. He pleaded not guilty. Toxicology results are pending in his case and he has not been charged in the deaths of his friends.