By LISA GRAYBEAL
Staff Writer, Chambersburg
McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. - A preliminary hearing will be held at 9:30 a.m. today in the case of a Shade Gap, Pa. woman charged in McConnellsburg with the motor vehicle deaths of a Fort Littleton, Pa. father and daughter on June 7.
Brenda Lee Downin, 29, Box 3905, will appear before Fulton County District Justice Brenda Knepper.
She was charged with two counts each of involuntary manslaughter, homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence of alcohol, and homicide by a vehicle, and one count each of driving under the influence of alcohol, reckless driving, and driving on roadways laned for traffic.
Downin is being held in Franklin County Prison on $400,000 bond.
Max T. "Dutch" Fraker, 91, and his daughter, Judith M. Fraker, 54, both of HCR 75, Box 24, Fort Littleton, Pa., were killed in the head-on collision on Saturday, June 7 on U.S. 522.