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Woman behind wheel of crash that killed 2 UConn students has case continued

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The crash last fall closed Route 66 in Columbia. (iWitness photo) The crash last fall closed Route 66 in Columbia. (iWitness photo)
ROCKVILLE, CT (WFSB) -

A woman police said was behind the wheel in a crash that killed two University of Connecticut students last fall was scheduled to face a judge on Wednesday.

However, Hannah Schmidt, 19, did not appear in Rockville Superior Court. Court officials said her case was continued to May 26.

She turned herself in earlier this month.

Schmidt was driving on Route 66 in Columbia on Sept. 18, 2015 when her car collided with a tractor trailer. Investigators said she went through a stop sign.

Passengers Alana Ferrante, 19, and Ryan Meegan, also 19, were killed, according to police. Schmidt suffered serious injuries.

Police said Schmidt was charged with negligent homicide and a stop sign violation.

Her bond was set at $1,000.

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