Woman charged with DUI in deadly West Fargo crash has history of reckless driving and speeding

(Fargo, ND) -- The woman facing charges for her alleged involvement in a deadly crash Wednesday night in West Fargo, has a driving record which includes several misdemeanor convictions, including two cases in which initial charges were felonies. 

The North Dakota Highway Patrol says 28-year-old Taquoya Saldana was driving an SUV under the influence and at a high rate of speed when she crashed into a motorcycle, killing the rider, 31-year-old Fargo resident Thomas Fradet. 

Taquoya's record shows numerous citations including reckless driving, driving without a license and without insurance, and driving at speeds 25 miles an hour over the limit.

Other charges include theft, contempt of court, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, and physical obstruction of a government function. 

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