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(AP) A New Jersey jury is deciding whether a former Melrose Place actress is guilty of aggravated manslaughter for a 2010 crash that killed a 60-year-old woman.


Amy Locane-Bovenizer has been on trial in Somerset County since early October.


After receiving instructions from the judge, jurors began deliberating Tuesday afternoon and concluded at about 4 p.m. without a verdict. They will resume Wednesday morning.


Locane-Bovenizer's blood-alcohol level was nearly three times the legal limit when the crash occurred on a dark two-lane road in central New Jersey.


The defense concedes the actress was driving under the influence but claims a woman was chasing her for several miles after an earlier accident, forcing her to drive above the speed limit.


She faces up to 30 years in prison if convicted.


Associated Press
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