STAMFORD, N.Y. — A woman from Hawaii who had been accused of killing her twin sister after their vehicle plunged off a Maui cliff was arrested in upstate New York on drunken driving charges.
Alexandria Duval, of Maui, was arrested Monday in the Village of Stamford in Delaware County, according to state police. She has family in upstate New York. Police said she was pulled over after almost striking a vehicle operated by a state police investigator.
Her blood alcohol content was 0.26, more than three times the legal limit, police said. Information on her lawyer wasn't immediately available. She was ordered held on $5,000 cash bail after her arraignment in Stamford.
The 37-year-old sisters were in a Ford Explorer traveling on Hana Highway in May when they crashed into a rock wall, plunging about 200 feet onto a rocky shoreline during what was described as a hair-pulling fight over the steering wheel.
Anastasia Duval was killed and Alexandria was arrested and jailed on a second-degree murder charge, accused of deliberately causing her sister's death. A judge later ordered Alexandria's release after determining there was no probable cause for a murder charge.
The twins ran two popular Twin Power studios in Palm Beach County, Florida, from 2008 to 2014 before they changed their names from Alison and Ann Dadow.
The sisters also found a brief landing spot in Park City where from February 2014 to July 2015 they ran Twin Power Yoga. The studio closed under suspicious circumstances after residents complained about paying the sisters for their services but never finding the sisters at the studio, or the studio being closed altogether, KSL reported back in June.
In addition to issues with their customers, the sisters also ran afoul of the law while in Park City, when one sister was arrested for DUI and the other for resisting arrest at the same event, according to KSL.
Prosecutors in Hawaii said they planned to see what other evidence they could find to further their investigation.
Alexandria Duval is due in court in Stamford on Aug. 23.