ALWAYS AN ADDICT
NEWPORT – The St. Albans woman charged in the fatal car crash that killed a local couple was once the subject of a Burlington Free Press article about her struggle with addiction. Alexis Gabree pleaded innocent Tuesday to two counts of gross negligent operation of a motor vehicle, death resulting. The head-on crash, which occurred August 5, 2012 on VT 105 in North Troy, killed retired husband and wife Edmund and Margaret Moran. Gabree is currently in custody on $50,000 bail.In the Oct. 4, 2008 article, penned by Sam Hemingway, Gabree, then 23, is shown holding her 3 year old son as she speaks about her battle with OxyContin. For more about Gabree's history of addiction and the companion article covering her Newport court case, "Woman Charged in Troy Fatal," by Christopher Roy, read Wednesday's edition of the Newport Daily Express for Feb. 13, 2013.